This is very useful tool to use if you want to set DraftSight UI as per your Custom settings you may call it as workspace in terms of AutoCAD.
Lets see how it works.
Where is it?
Profiles Function is located on Options dilaog box,
Go to Tools > Options .. > Select ‘Profiles’ tab
Or Run Command: Profiles
How to Use it?
On right side of Profiles you have some tab options like: Add, Rename, Delete, Import, Export,Activate and Reset.
Initially an ‘unnamed profile’ is set to Active system profile. You can rename it if you want or add new profile from above tabs.
Note: Be careful while resetting or deleting any Profile. You may loose some of your Custom settings and no undo for that.
So, I want my DraftSight to show only toolbars and Command window but no palette.
To see it in Action Lets create a new profile and we will call it as ‘no palette’ and Activate it > Apply and Ok.
Now Delete all Palette inside DraftSight . Now your UI is set to new Profile ‘no palette’ and to see difference between original unnammed profile settings and new ‘no palette’ profile settings. Run PROFILES command and Select Unnamed profile and Activate it. You will notice in DraftSight window all original palettes are seen.
Now toggle between both profiles Activate it and see difference. 🙂
Let’s create one more quick profile Now I want to set my DraftSight window settings for revieing purpose only i.e No toolbars, No command line and No palette inside DraftSight only Menus and Status bar.
Interesting right and you don’t need to Add or remove toolbars and palette to toggle between both UI settings. Just select correct Profile and Activate it.
Name new profile as ‘For review’ Activate it and Apply OK. Now delete all Toolbars by dragging inside DraftSight GA (or Run Toolbars command and Uncheck Toolbars) , Palette and Command window in DraftSight.
Check settings saved by selecting other profile and Activating it.
- Customize UI : (command:CUSTOMIZE)
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