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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Creating tables and table styles

Often there is the need to create tables in technical drawings, as bills of materials. A table is composed by cells and has a table style assigned.

The TABLE command (alias TB, on the Draw main menu) creates tables that are composed of rows and columns. This command starts by displaying a dialog box, which defines the number of rows and columns, also providing access to the TABLESTYLE command. After clicking on the OK button, the command prompts for the table position or for the opposite corners.

: TABLE
Specify first corner» Point
Specify opposite corner» Point

After specifying the corners or position, the first cell is selected and a textbox is displayed, allowing you to fill the cells. When the keyboard arrows ...

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