DraftSight, a free CAD system, gets improved dimensioning
Dassault Systems have just released an update to its freeware DraftSight CAD system for Linux, Windows and Mac. The new version focuses on dimensioning.
The first new feature is smart dimensions — linear, aligned, radial, diametrical, arc length, and angular. Here is a video:
The second new feature is being able to place dimensions in Sheet mode, and those dimensions will be linked to geometry in the Model mode. Here is another video:
Finally, you can now easily flip dimension arrows from either displaying between or outside of Dimension Extension lines. There is a video for that feature as well:
You can download DraftSight for Linux, Mac and Windows here.