Draft Snap Dimensions

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Draft Snap Dimensions.svg Draft Snap Dimensions

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

Description

This snap mode shows temporary X and Y dimensions between the current point and the last snapped point on screen while snapping.

Draft Snap Dimensions example.png

After having snapped a first (reference) point, temporary dimensions locate the current point to be snapped

Usage

  1. Make sure Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Draft Snap Dimensions.svg Snap Dimensions are turned on.
  2. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  3. Click a first point to set the reference point
  4. Move the mouse to observe the distance between the reference point and the current point

Limitations

  • The reference point is projected onto the grid's plane; the distance to the current point is given relative to the projected point.
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