For individuals, students, educators, hobbyists and others that need a straightforward 2D CAD drafting solution with a familiar user interface.

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Why Choose DraftSight Standard

Drafters, designers, engineers, students, educators and hobbyists choose DraftSight Standard as an easy-to-use 2D CAD drafting solution. Create, edit, save, view, print and mark up any kind of DWG file, with a familiar user interface that facilitates a quick transition from comparable CAD applications at an affordable price.

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Top Features

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2D Design & Documentation

Open your legacy drawings for viewing, printing or editing, or easily create a new drawing with elements such as lines, polylines, arcs, circles, ellipses, layers, blocks, and more. Add annotations like notes, dimensions, tables, hatches, and revision clouds, use modify tools to move, copy, rotate, mirror, pattern, scale, trim, or chamfer your design, and print to a plotter, printer or file.

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Layers

DraftSight Standard makes it easy to create, format, and arrange layers to ensure your design is organized and conforms to layering standards. Easily set layer attributes like LineColor, LineStyle, and LineWeight, and utilize the Layers Toolbar to quickly select your active layer.

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Dimensions

Efficiently insert dimensions into your drawings with DraftSight’s dimension tools. Easily define the look and feel of your dimensions including font, arrows, text direction and more.

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Blocks

Import existing blocks from your libraries or create new blocks that can be used as repeated elements in your designs. Name, save and reuse your blocks to ensure consistency across all of your projects. 

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Time-Savers

Increase your efficiency with features like PDF Underlay to reference your PDFs, Insert Centerlines for quick and accurate centerline insertion, and Quick Modify to move, rotate, copy and scale entities with one command.

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More options, choices and tools to suit your design needs and preferences.

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More Features

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    Attach Drawing

    Add an external reference to your current drawing.

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    Polyline Editing

    Edit polylines with more options like taper, create arc, and add vertex at midpoint.

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    Auto-Hiding of Palettes

    Automatically collapse palettes with mouse gestures to maximize screen area.

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    Entity Highlighting

    Easily view entities with colored highlighting instead of legacy dashed-style highlighting.

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    Hatch Layer

    Set a layer for hatches and gradient fills in the corresponding dialog box.

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    Discarding Duplicate Entities

    Remove duplicate entities or overlapping parts of entities from your drawing.

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    SVG scalable icons

    Support for high-resolution (4K) displays.

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    Hairline Option for Printout

    Set a "hairline" linewidth in the print dialog box used especially for laser cutter output.

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    Layer Preview

    Quickly preview the content of layers one by one or by a set of specified layers.

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    Block - Redefine Base Point

    Set a new base point for a block using the right mouse button.

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    Change Space

    Transfer entities from Model workspace to Sheet workspace and vice versa.

This offering can be purchased online for a 12-month Subscription and runs on Windows®. A 30-day free trial is available.Email online support for installation and activation issues is included.


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Feature Matrix

FEATURES DraftSight® 2021
Standard Professional Premium (3D) Enterprise Enterprise Plus (3D)
ESSENTIAL TOOLS
Draw Tools (Line, Polyline, Arc, Circle, Ellipse, Table, Hatch, Cloud, Block…)
Modify Tools (Move, Copy, Rotate, Array, Scale, Trim, Chamfer, Split…)
Layer, Block, Group, Print
Standard Compliant Drawings
Polyline Editing
Auto-Hiding of Palettes
Community Forum Support
Entity Highlighting
Hatch Layer
Discarding Duplicate Entities †
Quick Modify: Copy/Move/Rotate/Scale †
Insert Centerlines †
SVG scalable icons for HD displays
Hairline Option for Printout
Pasting to Active Layer †
Layer Preview
Block - Redefine Base Point
PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS
Toolbox (BOM, Revision Table, Hardware, Holes, Welding/Surface/Finish Symbols…)
Design Resources Library
Batch Printing
Drawing Compare
Pattern Along a Path
Automatic Dimensioning *
Automatic Dimension Arrangement *
Automatic Trim Dimension Extension Lines *
Thumbwheel on the Dimension Palette *
Right Click to Select Arrow Heads *
Split Dimension
Mass Properties Calculations
Auto-Completion Commands
Arrow Key Nudging Entities
Quick Input Methods
Curved Text
Spiral, Helix
Using Formulas in Table Cells
Viewport Layer Freezing
Block Attribute Manager
G-Code Generator
Predefined Layer Support
Dimension Snap Offset Distances
Power Trim
Dimension – Auto-Placing with Widgets
Image Tracer
PREMIUM TOOLS
3D Tools
2D Constraints
INTEROPERABILITY TOOLS
AutoCAD® Dynamic Blocks Import *
3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace Integration
HomeByMe Integration
3D Content Central Integration *
3DEXPERIENCE, GEOVIA, DELMIA, SOLIDWORKS Electrical, PDM Connectors
PDF Import/Convert & Underlay †***************
DGN Import/Convert & Underlay
CUSTOMIZATION TOOLS
Application Programming Interface (API)
Macro Recording
ENTERPRISE TOOLS
Network License
Deployment Tool
Technical Support (Telephone, Email)

NOTES:

Professional feature available now in Standard version

* New feature in DraftSight 2021

** Maintenance/Upgrade: Optional

*** 3rd Party PDFImport/Convert for DraftSight Plugin available

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