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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Chapter 10. Printing Efficiently

When completing a project, a common task is preparing it for printing. This chapter instructs how to prepare a drawing for printing, namely configuring sheets, creating viewports, adjusting their scales, previewing and printing.

Topics covered in this chapter are as follows:

  • Creating, renaming, and deleting sheets
  • Configuring sheets
  • Creating and managing print styles
  • Creating viewports
  • Adjusting viewports' visualization
  • Adjusting viewports' scales
  • Controlling layer properties per viewport
  • Previewing
  • Printing sheets

Creating and managing sheets for printing

There are some tabs present below the drawing area. The first, named Model, is the one used for modeling and creating drawings. The other tabs, by default named Sheet1

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