Instead of Typing commands and values in command line you can type inside Drawing Area dynamically with use of Dynamic Input.
Where is it?
On Status bar you will find Dynamic input tab:
You can also invoke this function by using ‘F12’ function key from Keyboard.
How to use it?
When you turn on Dynamic input tab Type Line command for example.
When you run line command in GA you will be asked to input Start point
Here you need to Enter X and Y co-ordinates of of point where you want to start your line.
After inputting X value 10 as in above image press ‘TAB’ key to switch from X to Y value. You can press tab to return to X value after it.
After placing Start Point in Drawing you will be asked to Specify next point , in this case you can enter Length of line segment and angle by pressing TAB key . Next action to specify point is shown in Drawing area as below and also in Command line.
As mentioned you can also enter commands from Dynamic input just click inside Drawing Area and type command names as you type in command line then press Enter.
After placing entity in Drawing area you can select Snap grip points and move with Dynamic input values. See Difference below when Dynamic input is OFF and ON.
CO: Compared to DraftSight this function is not available in DraftSight 2015