LibreCAD User Manual

LibreCAD v2.2.0 - User Manual

This is an interim release of the of the LibreCAD User Manual and is subject to change.

The manual is based on LibreCAD v2.2.0-rc1 with a few additions. If you are using another version of LibreCAD, your mileage may vary.

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LibreCAD is a free Open Source Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) application licensed under GPLv2.

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Off-line User Manual

The LibreCAD User Manual can be downloaded for off-line use. Install a local copy of manual from LibreCAD’s Read the Docs web site by:

  • Click the “Read the Docs” label in the lower left of the browser window.
  • In the “Downloads” section of the pop-up, click “HTML”. Save the zip file, “”, to a local directory.
  • When the download is finished, open the zip file and extract the contents to a local directory. The User Manual is in a directory named “librecad-latest”.
  • Open “index.html” located in the “librecad-latest” directory in a browser.