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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Joining, lengthening, and breaking the entities

The following are few more editing commands that may ease several drawing tasks:

The WELD command (alias J, Joining, lengthening, and breaking the entities on the Modify toolbar or on the Modify main menu) allows the user to join entities. This command starts by prompting an entity Selection. Depending on its type, the command has several utilities.

: WELD
Specify base entity» Selection

When selecting a line, the command prompts for collinear lines and the result is a single line, removing breaks or overlaps. When selecting a polyline, the command prompts for other continuous entities and joins them to the polyline. When selecting an arc, besides ...

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