Draftsight features:

DraftSight™ was built with CAD users in mind and includes:

  • Search in Options: Simplified search to find your topic quickly.

  • Community Resources: Access to a global online community, support, and an abundance of learning resources, including a free Getting Started Guide.

  • Compatibility: Runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

  • Quick Group: Quickly group elements of your drawing with the click of a button.

  • Standard Compliant Drawings: Use the VerifyStandards command to check that the current drawing conforms to industry, corporate, and custom standards.

  • iQuestions Integration: Get community support by searching or submitting iQuestions directly from DraftSight’s task pane.

  • Toolbox for DraftSight: A mechanical symbol library that allows quick insertion of standard hardware, balloons, welding symbols, surface finish symbols, and  more.

  • Design Library: Provides a central location for user-defined reusable elements such as blocks that can be simply dragged and dropped into the drawing.

  • Drawing Compare: Quickly find differences between similar drawings with a graphical comparison.

  • DraftSight APIs and API updates: APIs allow end users to customize and automate DraftSight to support LISP routines or other macros.

  • Batch Printing: Print multiple documents at once and save batch print jobs for subsequent use.

  • Layer Preview: Quickly view which entities are on which layers one by one or by a set of specified layers.

  • PDF Underlay: Easily attach pages of a PDF document to a drawing with the AttachPDF command.

  • Stay Current: Access product upgrades, new releases, and service packs that become available during your entitlement period, so you can always stay current.

  • Technical Support: Get assistance via telephone and email.

  • Network License: Helps deploy 2D CAD across the entire organization, eliminating headaches related to license management and versioning data incompatibility.

  • Deployment Wizard: Enables large groups of users to install or upgrade DraftSight.