March 15, 2012 by Darren
By Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Director of World Education Markets
There are hundreds of community college and high school instructors that have very vibrant CAD programs that utilize 2D drawing and sketching. These educators teach orthographic projection, mechanical drawing and architectural layouts. We just announced 2 million downloads of DraftSight at SolidWorks World. DraftSight is professional software used to create, view and edit 2D drawings in .dwg format. Even our new building layout was done in DraftSight (see above).
I personally taught Autocad for 10 years at Mass Bay Community College. With DraftSight, you can still use your existing lessons and projects – even the ones with relative coordinates and absolute coordinates, which my students always found challenging. Read More