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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Summary

This chapter includes the preparation of sheets for printing. The concept of sheet was introduced as well as its advantages. The easiest way to create, rename, or delete sheets is by applying the mouse right-button over the tabs below the drawing area. The PRINTCONFIGURATION allows the user to configure sheets, including the selection of printer/printer driver, paper size, printing scale, what to print, print styles (namely colors and lineweights), and other settings. Sheets are printed 1:1, according to our model unit, as scales are set by viewport.

After sheet configuration, viewports are created with the VIEWPORT command. Double-clicking inside a viewport, we access the model inside to adjust visualization and layer properties. A single-click ...

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