What’s New in DraftSight 2016: Multiline Block Attributes

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a closer look at the new features presented in DraftSight 2016.

With over 8 million downloads worldwide, DraftSight is a powerful, professional-grade 2D CAD product providing architects, engineers, and construction service providers (AEC), as well as professional CAD users with a robust and reliable design experience. Even students, educators and CAD hobbyists use DraftSight to create, edit and view their native DWG files.

You will find a user-friendly interface in DraftSight with no learning curve if you’re transitioning from other popular 2D CAD software tools. Whether you use DraftSight, DraftSight Professional or DraftSight Enterprise, you can start designing and documenting right away.

Multiline Block Attributes – Create block attributes with paragraphs of text

Easily create multiline text block attributes and use all formatting options of multiline texts.

First, from the “Insert” tab on the ribbon bar select the “Define Block Attributes” tool. Inside the “Block Attribute Definition” box, select the “Multilines” option. From there, give a designate name for this new attribute. Then in the “Caption” box below, add a description. Finally, from the “Justification” drop down list, select “Middle Center”. Then, press OK. You now have the Multiline Attribute attached to the end of the cursor which can be dragged and moved.

The new DraftSight 2016 has many great improvements that are for ALL Free, Professional and Enterprise level users. The new enhancements improve user efficiency and productivity when creating a new project or editing an existing drawing. In addition, this new release has been improved for faster performance especially when zooming, regenerating and panning in the model. This video provides a quick overview of the new DraftSight 2016 features and commands in 4 major areas:
– User Interface
– Visibility & Selection
– Layer Management
– Annotation
DraftSight 2016 features faster performance, advanced customization and annotation capabilities to increase your productivity.

Download DraftSight 2016 today and see how you can be more successful in creating any kind of 2D drawing.

DraftSight 2016 is available in 14 languages: English, French, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian, Italian, German, Polish, Czech, Turkish, Brazilian-Portuguese, Japanese, and Korean. It is supported on Windows®, Mac® and Linux operating systems.

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