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LibreCAD Quick Start Guide/LibreCAD Screen

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This guide assumes that you have already installed LibreCAD, you can download the last release here

Note: LibreCAD runs on GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X operating systems, each of which has several versions, therefore some pictures might not not look exactly like what you see on your computer.

LibreCAD main window

When you start LibreCAD the main window appears on your screen, showing the GUI (the Graphical User Interface). Based on your preferred operating system the screen might look like one of the followings:

LibreCAD on GNU/Linux (GNOME 3)
LibreCAD on Windows

LibreCAD window is divided into seven areas:

  • Main menu and tools;
  • Main CAD tools;
  • Model space;
  • Command line;
  • Status bar;
  • Layer list;
  • Block list.

The following picture highlights these areas:

Application window.png