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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Chapter 11. Advanced Tools

In this last chapter, some advanced concepts and commands are introduced, namely referencing other drawings and images, and additional layer of commands which are very useful when dealing with complex drawings.

Topics covered in this chapter are as follows:

  • Managing other drawings and images linked to our drawing
  • Referencing drawings
  • Referencing images
  • Clipping referenced drawings and images
  • Applying advanced layer operations

Referencing external drawings and images

DraftSight allows referencing of other drawings that is, linking other DWG files to our drawing. With this, we can view and print connected information without adding it permanently to our drawing. There are two great advantages: smaller drawing files (as part of ...

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