DraftSight 2D Training

Length

2 Days

Cost

$800.00

Recommended Experience Level

  • Experience with the Windows operating system

Description

DraftSight users are primarily responsible for creating 2D sketch entities, with dimensions and notes that become completed 2D drawings. This class prepares users to use DraftSight to effectively produce print-ready engineering drawings.

Recommended For

  • DraftSight users are not necessarily working with 3D design or solid-modeling. If you’re relying on DraftSight to generate drawings, anyone charged with creating those drawings would benefit from this course.

Course Outline

Introduction

  • About This Course
  • What is DraftSight

Lesson 1: User Interface

  • Objectives
  • DraftSight Window
  • Title Bar
  • Pull-Down Menu
  • Toolbars
  • Graphics Window
  • Command Line
  • Status Bar
  • Shortcut Menus
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Keyboard Options
  • Help Menu

Lesson 2: View Commands

  • Objectives
  • Dynamic Pan
  • Dynamic Zoom
  • Zoom Window
  • Zoom Previous
  • Zoom Options
  • Rebuild
  • Named Views
  • Multiple ViewTiles

Lesson 3: Coordinates

  • Objectives
  • Coordinate System
  • CCS Icon
  • Inquiry
  • Units
  • Coordinate Entry
  • Snap from Entity Snap
  • Drawing Boundary

Lesson 4: Creating a Simple Drawing

  • Objectives
  • New
  • Line
  • Delete Command
  • Rectangle
  • Circle
  • Drafting Settings
  • Arc
  • Undo and Redo
  • Polygon
  • Drawing Setup

Lesson 5: Modify Commands

  • Objectives
  • Selecting Entities
  • Move Command
  • Copy Command
  • Offset Command
  • Mirror Command
  • Rotate Command
  • Scale Command
  • Trim Command
  • Extend Command

Lesson 6: Properties and Layers Toolbars

  • Objectives
  • Layer Control
  • Activate Layer Command
  • Color Control Command
  • LineStyle Control Command
  • LineWeight Control Command
  • Layers Manager Command
  • Property Painter
  • Properties Command

Lesson 7: Drawing Files

  • Objectives
  • New
  • Save
  • Open
  • File Management
  • File Utilities

Lesson 8: Advanced Commands

  • Objectives
  • Point
  • Point Format
  • Mark Divisions
  • PolyLine
  • Explode
  • Edit PolyLine
  • Blocks
  • Insert Block
  • Clean
  • ExportDrawing
  • Hatch
  • Pattern
  • Stretch
  • Change Length
  • Split
  • Fillet
  • Chamfer
  • EntityGrips
  • Egrip Settings
  • Drawing File Properties
  • Inserting Fields

Lesson 9: Text and Dimensions

  • Objectives
  • Simple Note
  • Notes
  • Text Style
  • Edit Annotation
  • Find and Replace
  • Spell Check
  • Dimensions
  • Dimension Styles
  • Edit Dimension Location
  • Edit Dimensions Text
  • Edit Dimension Properties

Lesson 10: Drawing Output and Layout

  • Objectives
  • Drawing Layout
  • View Tiles
  • Working with Viewports on Sheets
  • Print
  • Print Stamp

Appendix

  • The Draw Toolbar
  • The Modify Toolbar

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