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DraftSight - Learning Resources

Welcome to Cadtek Systems’ DraftSight learning resources centre. Here you will find hints, tips and tutorials videos as well as our schedule for upcoming formal training courses. We will update this page with new content periodically but if there is any topics or particular area you would like to see more information on, please do fill in our online form or call us on 01663 741405.

DraftSight Quick Tips

Send to Print

Diagnostic Checks

Working Out Sectional Areas

Display Line Weights

Quickly Activate a Layer

Quickly Delete a Layer

Saving Settings & Customisation

Find and Replace

Switching Viewports

Split Entities Command

Using Existing Drawing Settings

Hots Keys

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DraftSight has a familiar user interface and a minimal learning curve that facilitates an easy transition from your current CAD application. This course assumes you have no or minimal experience of 2D CAD and runs through all the basics needed to get working productively in the software. From understanding the basics of model and sheet space, to drawing and manipulating geometry, the 2 day course aims to give users a good footing in the software on which to build.

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