Draft Snap Midpoint

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Draft Snap Midpoint.svg Draft Snap Midpoint

Menu location
Draft → Snapping → Midpoint
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Draft Snap, Draft ToggleGrid


This method snaps to the midpoint of lines or edges of elements.

Draft Snap Midpoint example.png

Snapping the second point of a line to the midpoint of an edge of a rectangle


  1. Make sure Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Draft Snap Midpoint.svg Snap Midpoint are turned on.
  2. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  3. Move the cursor over a line segment or edge of another object to select the midpoint.
  4. The edge will be highlighted in yellow, and a small white circle will indicate the midpoint of the edge to which your point will be attached.
  5. Click to attach your new point.