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Introducere in DraftSight
Introducere in DraftSight

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Published by: Emilian Popa on Jan 20, 2012
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Emilian Popa DraftSight Design Manual 2012
- 1 -IntroductionWhen you complete this lesson, you will be able to:Understand the basic capabilities of DraftSightStart a DraftSight sessionIdentify the principal components of the DraftSight user interface.Identify the graphics area, layout tabs, command window, command prompt, and status bar.Identify the default toolbars in the user interface: Main Menu, Standard, Draw, Modify, Layer,Properties and Entity Snap.Understand the use of the default Palettes.Manipulate toolbars by moving them and turning them on and off.Using this Book This is designed to be used by the learner alone, without the aid of an instructor. This is a basic training guidefor new DraftSight users. It is designed for users with little or no CAD experience.This guide will cover the fundamental skills necessary for efficient use of DraftSight and will provide astrong foundation for advancement.Experienced users may also benefit from using this guide by understanding the menu system and dialog usedby DraftSight.This guide is organized in a chronological manner that will allow you to build on your knowledge as youprogress through the course.What is DraftSight ?
Emilian Popa DraftSight Design Manual 2012
- 2 -DraftSight is a drafting automation software tool. A coordinate system determines each point of a drawingsurface or entity unambiguously. DraftSight uses the Cartesian coordinate system consisting of threecoordinate axes. Axes are arranged orthogonally crossing at the origin. All axes use the same unit of measurements.Conventions Used in this Book This manual uses the following typographical conventions:17 Click Line – The steps in the lessons are numbered in sans serif bold.Bold DraftSight command and tools appear in this style. For example, Clicking the Line icon meanschoose the Line tool on the Draw toolbar.- The symbol means press the Enter key on the keyboard.Command prompt – Prompts and information in the command window and Command prompt are displayedin this font. For example: Specify next point >>Bold – Information you type into the command window appears in this font. For example:Specify next point>> 200,100Typewriter – File names are in this font. For example, Lesson 1-1Start a DraftSight Session1.
Start a DraftSight session.From the Window Start menu, click Start, All Programs, Dassault Systems, DraftSightIf you created the DraftSight icon on your desktop, double-click the icon to start a DraftSightsession.DraftSight automatically assigns a generic name, NONAME_0.dwg to a new drawing. Each subsequent filethat is open assigns another name by increasing the numeric value by 1.
Emilian Popa DraftSight Design Manual 2012
- 3 -Scroll bars may be added to the right and bottom margins on the graphics are to pan thedrawing view.DraftSight User InterfaceThe default DraftSight drawing screen contains the Main Menu, Standard toolbar. Modify toolbar, Drawtoolbar, Layers toolbar, Properties toolbar, the Graphics area, command window, Status bar and ToolPalettes.Tool tips appear on icon as you move the mouse cursor over the icon. You can resize the graphics area byclick and drag at the edges of the window, or by resizing or closing the Tool Palettes, default toolbars, orcommand window.Main MenuThe Main Menu is displayed by default. The default menu items for an active drawing document are: File,Edit, View, Insert, Format, Dimension, Draw, Modify, Tools, Window and Help.

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