How do you fill a area in Draftsight?

How do you fill hatch in DraftSight?

Select Draw > Hatch/Fill (or type Hatch). In the Hatch/Fill dialog box, from the Type list, select a pattern type.



To hatch an area, do the following:

  1. Set a hatch pattern.
  2. Set the angle and scale.
  3. Set the hatch starting point.
  4. Specify the boundary.

How do I edit a hatch in DraftSight?

To edit a hatch pattern or color fill:

  1. Click Modify > Entity > Hatch (or type EditHatch).
  2. Specify an existing hatch.
  3. In the Hatch/Fill dialog box, select Hatch to update the hatch or Fill to update the color fill. You can also add additional entities to the set of entities to be edited.

Is DraftSight the same as Solidworks?

SOLIDWORKS features several sub-products that cover a wide variety of specialties and capabilities. Whereas Draftsight focuses more on CAD specifically, SOLIDWORKS, as previously mentioned, supports simulation, product configurator, product data management, and technical communication.

How do I change the hatching style in Solidworks?

Area Hatch/Fill PropertyManager – New

  1. In a drawing document, select a model face, a segment of a closed sketch profile, or a region bounded by a combination of model edges and sketch entities.
  2. Click Area Hatch/Fill. (Annotation toolbar), or click Insert > Annotations > Area Hatch/Fill.

How does DraftSight compare to AutoCAD?

File types: DraftSight runs natively with the DWG and DXF format, and supports the latest 2018 format, all the way back to R12. Familiar Interface: Transitioning from AutoCAD is a breeze. The interface is very similar to AutoCAD, so it won’t take long to get acquainted with a few new icons.

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Is there a free version of AutoCAD?

The one and only way to access a full and unrestricted version of AutoCAD for free is to be a student, educator, or academic institution. Those eligible can apply for AutoCAD’s educational license and get a free year of Autodesk software, including AutoCAD.

Is DraftSight included with SOLIDWORKS premium?

Pros: DraftSight is a welcome addition to the SOLIDWORKS Premium package I use and a great replacement for AutoCAD subscription.

Is DraftSight free with SOLIDWORKS?

DraftSight Enterprise



Exclusively sold via your local SOLIDWORKS Reseller as an annual subscription (US$399/year) or a perpetual license (US$499/license + US$299/maintenance). Minimum of 2 licenses required for purchase.

Who uses DraftSight?

The companies using Dassault DraftSight are most often found in United States and in the Machinery industry. Dassault DraftSight is most often used by companies with 50-200 employees and 10M-50M dollars in revenue.



Who uses Dassault DraftSight?

Company Avantor AS
Country Denmark
Revenue 10M-50M
Company Size 50-200
Special Project