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DraftSight Master Series Volume II. A great resource to increase your productivity with DraftSight, in this latest edition we’ve bundled more useful tips, tricks, and videos. Bookmark the flipbook and use it as a handy reference guide while you use DraftSight®.

Through the end of June 2012, we’re offering aggressive programs to bring affordable DraftSight Premium support and services to users around the world. These services include email and telephone support, a network license, access to DraftSight Application Programming Interfaces, and automatic upgrades of DraftSight, including major releases and service packs. You can get started today with a network license for as few as 5 users in your organization. Request more information now by contacting a member of our sales team in your region: Americas and Asia Pacific: Jeffrey.Feddersen@3ds.com +1 781-810-5772 or Paul.Maloney@3ds.com +1-781-810-5156 Europe, Middle East and Africa: Joseph.Wilkie@3ds.com +49 89 612 956 26 or Kees.Kloosterboer@3ds.com +31 (7) 2514 3550

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The Lyons' Share Video Tip - Using Polar Tracking and Entity Tracking

Using the power of DraftSight to assist in geometry creation will enhance your productivity. Learning how to use ETracking and Polar Tracking will save you time, and help you be more a productive DraftSight user.

See all DraftSight Tips and Tricks Videos.

Selection Set Options
When you are prompted to “Specify entities>>” you have quite a few options.  However, by default these options do not appear in the command window. If you would like to see these options, type in a question mark (?), and hit enter.  All of your selection set options will appear.

Options Toolbar
If you would like to have an icon to click in order to invoke an option, you can add the Options Toolbar.  To add this, right-click on any docked toolbar and select “options Toolbar”.  This will display a toolbar above the Graphic Window, and whenever an option appears, a selectable icon will be displayed.

Webinar - The Power of PolyLine

Join us for an upcoming webinar hosted on our Facebook page to learn the power of PolyLine.

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 27th, at 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EDT.

Summary: The PolyLine is a powerful tool within DraftSight. This webinar will explore the power of this function and well as the use of the EditPolyLine command. Using these two tools will enhance your productivity, and ability to complete complex drawings.

Reserve your webinar seat now! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Be part of the action by posting questions during the Webinar on the DraftSight Facebook event page. To receive an invite to these webinars and others, visit us on Facebook and simply "like" the page.

System Requirements for attendees:
PC: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer


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