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The Advantages of DraftSight Premium

DraftSight Premium 2D Patterns

If you are looking to upgrade your AutoCAD 2D CAD tool then you should try DraftSight Premium from DS. DraftSight Premium includes all the 2D CAD features in DraftSight Professional, plus full 3D capabilities and…

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Switching to DraftSight from AutoCAD

Switching to DraftSight

Switching to DraftSight is easy, with a familiar and customizable interface. DraftSight also recognizes the commands you already know, making it easy to get started. About DraftSight Streamline your design process and deliver great designs…

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Controlling DraftSight License Timeout Using an Administrative Profile

DraftSight License Timeout Administrative Profile

Ensuring that idle licenses are returned to the license pool after a defined amount of time is typically an essential aspect of network license management. For most SOLIDWORKS software, this timeout period is defined in…

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Top 5 Benefits of 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight

3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Enterprise

Millions of designers trust DraftSight’s proven desktop 2D CAD, which provides the productivity tools, functionality, and file compatibility needed to create, edit, view, and mark up any kind of DWG file quickly and efficiently. Now…

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Get a 30 Day Trial of DraftSight

DraftSight Free Trial

Try DraftSight free for 30 days and put it through the paces yourself to see how easy it is to switch from AutoCAD to DraftSight. We’d like to invite you to try DraftSight for free! You can…

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Controlling the License Timeout in DraftSight Enterprise

When managing network licenses of SOLIDWORKS software, you may want to ensure that a license is returned to the pool after a user has been idle for a certain amount of time. By default, for…

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DraftSight vs AutoCAD 2D CAD Software Pricing and ROI Information

DraftSight AutoCAD 2D CAD Software

In the white paper below learn how to maximize the return on a DraftSight 2D CAD software investment and compare subscription pricing for DraftSight ® vs AutoCAD ® 2D CAD software. Do you rely on…

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How to transfer your DraftSight Custom Settings between versions or computers

A common DraftSight question we receive is how to transfer custom DraftSight settings between installations? This situation might crop up when upgrading versions, switching between computers, or cleanly uninstalling and reinstalling DraftSight. Standard procedure is…

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What is the difference between DraftSight and AutoCAD?

DraftSight vs AutoCAD

DraftSight gives you the 2D tools you need with the software license flexibility you want. But what are the main differences between DraftSight and AutoCAD 2D CAD software? Not all design tasks require the power…

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What is the difference between DraftSight and 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight?

3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Project Management

3DEXPERIENCE® DraftSight® is a new professional DWG-based 2D and 3D drafting offering from Dassault Systemes. Users can easily migrate from AutoCAD® to DraftSight with the familiar interfaces and workflows. But what is the difference between…

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DraftSight 10 Year Anniversary Promotion

DraftSight 10 Year Promotion

Ten years ago, DraftSight launched with the goal to help designers save money while meeting their AutoCAD DWG creation and editing needs. Today DraftSight continues to support this goal and offers incredible value to customers….

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DraftSight Enterprise Installation Guide

DraftSight Enterprise Installation Guide

DraftSight is a feature-rich 2D and 3D CAD solution for architects, engineers and construction service providers, as well as professional CAD users, designers, educators and hobbyists.  There are various levels of DraftSight licenses available.  For…

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DraftSight Community Support

DraftSight is a powerful drafting CAD software enabling hobbyists to professional companies the tools to create their designs.  There are several levels of licensing available to suit individual needs.  Earlier versions provided a free option,…

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Designing 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct – Advanced Tip 2

In part 4 of my making a Sheet Metal Duct guide, I showed how to get the best material yield. Today I’m going to show you how to add etch marks so that all parts…

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DraftSight Price and Package Changes You Need To Know About

DraftSight Price and Packaging 2D CAD Software

DraftSight price and packaging has changed for 2020. DraftSight will no longer be available as a free version, learn about the new packages.

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SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware

SOLIDWORKS 2024 Hardware Recommendations

TriMech has compiled this recommended SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware guide to aid you in the process of upgrading or purchasing new hardware for SOLIDWORKS.

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Transfer Activation

IMPORTANT! Transfer Activation Prior to Upgrading to SOLIDWORKS 2024

Prior to installing SOLIDWORKS 2024, you need to transfer activation from your prior release of SOLIDWORKS to ensure it’s available to activate SOLIDWORKS 2024.

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SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

What is the difference between SOLIDWORKS® Standard, Professional and Premium 3D CAD software? Learn about the features included in each of the three SOLIDWORKS offerings.

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