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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Offsetting and stretching

The OFFSET command (alias O, Offsetting and stretching on the Modify toolbar, or Modify main menu) allows the user to create parallel entities. By default, it prompts for the distance, one entity selection and to which side is the parallel entity. Entity selection and side prompts are repeated until pressing Enter or Esc keys:

: OFFSET
Active settings: Delete source=No Layer=Source
Default: 1
Options: Delete, DIstances, destination Layer, Through point or
Specify distance» Value
Default: Exit
Options: Exit, Undo or
Specify source entity»Selection
Default: Exit
Options: Both sides, Exit, Multiple, Undo or
Specify side for destination»P1
Default: ...

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