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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Exercise 2.1

Only with the LINE command and auxiliary tools, we are going to make the drawing displayed in the following diagram (first angle projection, also known as European projection).

Exercise 2.1
  1. With the NEW command, start a new drawing from the standardiso.dwt template.
  2. As there is a line at 15 degrees, with the cursor over the Polar button, select Settings, apply a 15 degrees Incremental angles for Polar guide display and confirm with clicking on OK.
  3. Turn on Polar, ESnap, and ETrack. We are going to start drawing the front view (above) from the lower-right corner. With the LINE command, click on a first point anywhere, direct the cursor left, and digitize ...

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