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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Creating other entities

There are some other entities that may be useful for technical drawings, namely ellipses, rings (donuts), and clouds (normally used for revisions).

The ELLIPSE command (alias EL, Creating other entities on the Draw toolbar or on the Draw main menu) creates ellipses and elliptical arcs. By default, the command prompts for specifying two points that define the first axis and a point or a distance that defines the second half axis.

: ELLIPSE
Options: Elliptical arc, Center or
Specify axis start point» P1
Specify axis end point» P2
Options: Rotation or
Specify other axis end point» P3

The Elliptical arc option allows the user to create an elliptical ...

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