Streamline the process of creating drawings and maintain uniformity. Access all your frequently utilized commands and functions conveniently in a single location. Guarantee that newly generated elements adhere to predefined standards throughout your drawings.
Exercise greater layer control with the Layer Palette for all your layer commands within a single, accessible interface. The transition from a dialog box to a versatile palette not only enhances the visual workspace but also promotes efficiency. Now, you can efficiently manage your layers without interruption. This means that you can focus on your drawing, making adjustments to layers, and organizing your project, all while keeping your drawing in view.
CATIA Drawing Import
The DraftSight 2024 release includes support for CATIA drawings allowing you to collaborate with your supply chain with clarity and precision. You now have the ability to import CATIA drawings directly into DraftSight and open them as DWG files with no manual conversion required.
Enhanced User Interface
Navigate standard views and isometric views with ease by using the newly introduced View navigator in DraftSight 2024. Experience reduced eyestrain and enhanced feature visibility with the default Dark mode interface. In addition, a new workspace, CAD General, has been introduced. This workspace organizes all the tools in a conventional manner, similar to other CAD software’s, ensuring a smooth transition for DraftSight users.
Introducing the new Data Link feature in DraftSight 2024. Now you can easily embed Excel files, maintaining real-time accuracy through two-way communication. Enhance your data management and foster cross-file collaboration with this advanced capability.
DraftSight 2024 brings the Merge Layers feature, a robust tool designed to consolidate multiple layers into a single layer. This new addition simplifies complex drawings and allows for the organization of related entities, leading to optimized drawings that enhance efficiency and ensure precision in both 2D and 3D projects.
Attach Multiple Xrefs
Now you can conveniently attach multiple reference files at once. To utilize this feature, click "Attach Drawing" and choose the desired files, including image PDFs and DGN files. Reduce time spent managing file paths and get back to drafting quicker with this great new addition to DraftSight 2024.
Now with DraftSight 2024 you can rapidly create new drawings from existing files without loss of detail. Export all the visible entities of the active sheet viewports in model space to a new drawing. This feature enables you to improve the legibility and focus of specific sections, areas, or views within your drawing by exporting scaled representations of model space, title blocks, and other annotative elements, including dimensions and notes.
Ribbon Based Interface for MacOS
Experience enhanced Ribbon UI for DraftSight on macOS. In the previous Mac version, the interface was menu-based with limited customization options. Now, macOS users can enjoy a unified, optimized user interface, providing the same experience as our Windows users.
Make Flat Snapshot Improvements
In DraftSight 2024, a significant improvement has been made to the Make Flat Snapshot command. Now, you can easily link foreground and hidden lines to specific layers from the Flat Snapshot dialog, enhancing organization and enabling swift visibility adjustments based on layer associations.
Explore the latest enhancements in DraftSight's hatch functionality, providing users with greater flexibility when reshaping hatches, all without the hassle of recreating them. This is achieved by breaking the associative link between the hatch and its original boundary, unlocking a range of grips surrounding the entire hatch. These grips empower users to execute a multitude of actions, including stretching, vertex insertion, and converting to arcs.