Draft Snap Center

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Menu location
Draft → Snapping → Center
Workbenches
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
Draft Snap, Draft ToggleSnap

Description

This method snaps to the center point of circles and arcs as well as to the center of faces.

Draft Snap Center example.png

Snapping the second point of a line to the center of an arc

Usage

  1. Make sure Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Draft Snap Center.svg Snap Center are turned on.
  2. Select a Draft tool to draw a shape, or another suitable Draft tool.
  3. Move the cursor over a circle, an arc, or a face.
  4. A small white square will indicate the object's center point. The target object is highlighted in yellow. For circles and arcs, the circumference is highlighted, for faces the surface.
  5. Click to register the indicated point.

Options

  • Press Esc to abort.
  • Refer to Draft Snap about advanced snapping options.

Note

Only objects with DataMake Face set to true are candidates for snapping to faces. A closed wire or shape without a filled face (DataMake Face set to false) is not applicable.

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