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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Applying attributes

Attributes are text information associated to components, such as reference, price, provider, or material. When inserting a component with attributes, their values are requested, thus allowing to associate useful information. Attributes are normally defined before creating the component.

The MAKEBLOCKATTRIBUTE command (alias ATT, no icon, Draw | Block | Define Block Attributes) creates attributes. It displays a dialog box, as shown in the following screenshot:

Applying attributes

In Display, Name is the attribute name, identifying it, Caption is the question requesting an attribute value, when inserting a component, and Default value the value that ...

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