Provide a command entry interface near the cursor to input coordinates, distances, and angles.
Place dimensions automatically along Bounding Boxes aligned with other dimensions and spaced with the predefined offset distances.
Copy/paste selected entities with new options to the active layer instead of the source layer.
Re-work the user interface and add program append capability.
Colored highlighting replaces legacy dashed-style highlighting.
Use the Shift + Arrow keys to move selected entities according to a specified increment.
Place text along an arc to better control the text direction and location.
Set a new base point for a block using the right mouse button.
Redesign and rearrange dialog boxes for clarity. Get a real preview to understand if the geometry fits or not on the printable area based on the print settings.
Automatically collapse the palettes with mouse gestures to maximize the screen area.
Edit polylines with more options like taper, create arc in polylines segment and add vertex at midpoint.
Directly import and convert the DGN file format drawing into a DraftSight project for direct editing.
Easily attach a DGN file format drawing into a DraftSight project as an underlay for reference or retracing purposes.
Import part contour profiles from DELMIA generated XML files into DraftSight DWG for verification and editing purposes, then re-save it as a DXF for CNC machines.
Set up and map entity types to layers in a drawing. When switching tools (entity types), the layers change automatically.
Provides the command line suggestion list, a fast way to access commands and system variables by typing part of the name on the command line.
Create a gap in dimension lines when dimensions are intersecting with other drawing entities in order to give more clarity to the drawing.
Provide "snaps" to accomplish placing and locating dimensions with more precision.
Provides a new advanced options dialog box when editing the advanced values of the block attribute.
Provides the ability to export Tables, Bills of Materials, and Revision Tables to .xlsx spreadsheet format.
A heads-up toolbar that is context sensitive when selecting an entity on screen with relevant tools.
Easily create a centerline that divides the distance equally between two selected segments.
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|DraftSight 2018 New Features Include:||DraftSight
Usability Enhancement Tools
|Tooltip Display over the Status Bar|
|Print Configuration Manager Improvement|
|Block - Redefine Base Point|
|Block - Remove Attribute|
|Pasting to Active Layer|
|Arrow Key Nudging Entities|
|Dimension - Clicking Anywhere to Re-Position|
|Dimension - Bounding Box|
|Dimension - Placing automatically with Widgets|
|Smart Dimension Improvements|
|Quick Input Methods|
|Ribbon Interface API|