Use The 15 Day Trial Activate Draft it V4 The Basics Select Items Modify ItemsThe Program Interface
Modifying/Moving an Arc Modifying/Moving a Door Modifying/Moving a Window Modifying/Moving an Opening Modifying/Moving a Staircase Modifying/Moving a Wall Modifying/Moving a Roof Modifying/Moving an Ellipse Modifying/Moving a Line Modifying/Moving a Polyline Modifying/Moving a Polygon Modifying/Moving Text Modifying/Moving Dimensions Modifying/Moving an Area Fill Modifying/Moving Hatching Modifying/Moving an Image Modifying/Moving a Symbol Modifying/Moving Multiple Entities Modifying the Layer of an Item Modifying the line Style of an Item Modifying the Colour of an ItemUse Snaps And Input Options
The Origin Point Snap Keyboard Snaps Direct Input X Y Input Polar Input Distance Input Scale Factor Input Arrow Key Input Force Angle InteliSnap Wall Snap PointsCreate a Symbol Insert a Door Insert a Window Insert an Opening Insert an Elevation Create a Template Repeat a Command Cancel a Command Work with Documents Work with Layers/Colours/Styles Use Shortcut Keys Add Hyperlinks to Entities
Draft it Button Quick Access Toolbar System ToolbarTutorials
Zoom Window Zoom Full Page Zoom Extents Grid Nearest Point IntelliSnap Angle Lock Refresh Help About Draft itThe Ribbon
Home Ribbon PageProperties Explorer Layout Explorer Drawing Tabs Command Window Status Bar
Draw GroupArchitectural Ribbon Page
Line Arc Circle Polyline Curve Fit Filled Polyline Ellipse Polygon Rectangle Offset Insert Symbol Insert Image ConstructionsModify Group
Horizontal Construction Line Vertical Construction Line Angular Construction Line Perpendicular Line Perpendicular Line To Line Tangent To Arc Single Offset Repeated Offset Incremental Offset Delete ConstructionsRectangular Array Linear Array Polar Array Area Fill Hatch Hatch Pattern Point Divide Revision Cloud
Move Copy Copy To Other Rotate Stretch Scale Break Mirror Quick Trim Trim Trim / Extend Fillet Chamfer Blend Tangent to 2 Arcs Delete Explode Build Polyline Build Symbol Select All Select Layer Select Colour Select Style Select Hyperlink Clear Selection Section Filter Set Insertion OriginAnnotation Group
Building Group 3D Group Sections Group AEC Easy Block GroupSymbols Ribbon Page Views & Settings Ribbon Page
Zoom Group Named Views Settings Group Show / Hide Group Info GroupCommand Specific Ribbons Minimise/Expand the Ribbon
Part 1 - Drawing Setup Part 2 - The Ground Floor PlanTutorial No 1
Drawing the External Walls Drawing the Internal Walls Inserting Doors Inserting Windows Add the Staircase Add the FurniturePart 3 - Create the First Floor Plan
Copy the Ground Floor Details Modify the Staircase Detail Modify the First Floor Walls Adding the First Floor Doors Adding the First Floor FurnitirePart 4 - Drawing Roofs Part 5 - Creating the Elevation
T1 - Part 1 T1 - Part 2 T1 - Part 3 T1 - Part 4 T1 - Part 5 T1 - Part 6 T1 - Part 7 T1 - Part 8 T1 - Part 9 T1 - Part 10 T1 - Part 11Tutorial No 2
T2 - Part 1 T2 - Part 2 T2 - Part 3 T2 - Part 4 T2 - Part 5 T2 - Part 6 T2 - Part 7 T2 - Part 8 T2 - Part 9 T2 - Part 10 T2 - Part 11Tutorial No 3
Use Shortcut Keys
Available in: Free, Plus, Pro, Architectural
The following is a list of the shortcut keys available in Draft it.
What does it do?
How do I use it?
Switch on Snap mode
Press F7 to switch the Snap mode on in order to snap to End, Intersection and Perpendicular points etc.
Switch on XY mode
Press F8 to switch the XY mode on in order to place items using X and Y coordinates.
Switch on Polar mode
Press F9 to switch the Polar mode on in order to place items using Distance and Angle coordinates.
Enter Direction and distance
Press one of the arrow keys to specify the direction of the next point, and enter the distance into the dialog box.
Use existing point as point of reference
Hold the cursor over an existing point (End, Intersection etc.) and press the R key to use the Snap point as a point of reference when placing a new point. Snap mode must first be enabled.
Snap to X coordinate
Hold the cursor over an existing point (End, Intersection etc.) and press the X key to fix the new point to the X coordinate of the existing point. Snap mode must first be enabled.
Snap to Y coordinate
Hold the cursor over an existing point (End, Intersection etc.) and press the Y key to fix the new point to the Y coordinate of the existing point. Snap mode must first be enabled.
When in Snap mode, press either the E, M, P or T key to automatically snap to an End, Middle, Perpendicular or Tangent point respectively.
Draw straight line
Hold down the Shift key to force the angle. As you move the cursor it will be restricted to drawing lines at 0°, 45°, 90°, 135°, 180° etc.
Select multiple items
Hold down the Ctrl key while left clicking on items to select multiple items.
Delete one or multiple items
Press the Delete key to delete items you have selected.
Cancel the current action
Press the Escape KEY to cancel the current action.
Available in: the Architectural version only
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