Microspot PC Draft provides powerful 2D design, drafting and technical illustration in one easy-to-use, affordable package. Microspot PC Draft offers a full complement of drawing tools as well as both ANSI and international standard dimensioning capabilities as well as linked dimensioning to automatically update dimensions as you modify components. Its multi-layered, scaled drawing environment supports both Imperial (feet/inches) and metric dimensions. In addition, PC Draft offers full compatibility with AutoCAD and other programs supporting DWG/DXF. Perfect for producing simple sketches or complex drawings, Microspot PC Draft is ideal for mechanical, architectural and engineering design as well as technical illustration.
A fully scaled and layered environment PC Draft offers it's users maximum control over their drawing setup, you can select from English or Metric units and work at your desired scale. Layers give you the ability to organize your drawings so that you have the power to hide or gray whole sections of your work, so for example you could have your floorplan on one layer and your electrical schematics on another, then you can choose to hide them or show them as required. Your layers can even have different scales in the same drawing!
A dimension tool for every occasion Whether you need horizontal, vertical, diagonal, angular, perpendicular, radial or diameter dimensions, PC Draft's dimension palette is always on hand to provide them. With linked dimensioning to automatically update dimensions as you modify components. Dimension formats provide text position, tolerances, round off, witness lines, arrow position, and much more. You can also create linear dimensions in single, chained or baseline modes.
Pinpoint accurate object control The Resize palette displays the size of an object, text, or picture. When you select an item, its unique measurement parameters are displayed. Using the keyboard, you can quickly and precisely edit any of the item's measurements to a new absolute value, or a new value relative to its current size; the item is resized instantly. The Resize palette can also be used to move objects or vertices to new absolute or relative positions.
My clients use AutoCAD, can I open their files? PC Draft offers compatibility with AutoCAD and other programs supporting the DWG/DXF file formats. The scale and units can be chosen or PC Draft can do it automatically if you are unsure.
System Requirements: • Operating System: Windows 95 or higher • Memory (RAM): 6MB Free Ram • Free hard disk space: 10 MB