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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Inserting components

The INSERTBLOCK command (alias I, Inserting components on the Insert toolbar, or navigating to Insert | Block) inserts a defined component in the drawing or a drawing file as a component.

This command displays the Insert Block dialog box. The Name list includes all components defined in the drawing that can be inserted. As an alternative, it is possible to insert a complete drawing as a component by pressing the Browse button. A file dialog box is displayed, in order to select a DWG or DXF file.

Position allows the user to specify where to locate the component by defining its X, Y and Z coordinates. Scale allows the user to define the scales in ...

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