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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Preface

DraftSight is a free CAD program that uses the DWG file format. It includes all the main tools to produce precise technical drawings and runs on a wide variety of operating systems, including Windows, Mac and Linux. The DWG file format is the most used CAD (Computer Aided Design) format, widely spread in all areas of technical drawings.

DraftSight runs in 15 languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (traditional and simplified), and Russian. DraftSight is free for any personal or commercial application.

With a practical project and many illustrations, this book addresses all the main phases for executing a mechanical project, including setting up a drawing, drawing and editing with precision, organizing ...

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