Draft Snap Angle

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Draft Snap Angle.svg Draft Snap Angle

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

Description

This method snaps to the points on circles and arcs at increments of 30° and 45° on the arc. The snapping angle is determined by the horizontal of the arc's center.

Draft Snap Angle example.png

Snapping the second point of a line to the circle, at the 45° angle on the edge. The image superimposes all possible snapping locations, indicated by small hollow circles.

Usage

  1. Make sure Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Draft Snap Angle.svg Snap Angle are turned on.
  2. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  3. Move the cursor over a circle or arc object.
  4. The circle or arc will be highlighted in yellow, and a small white circle will indicate the point on the arc to which your new point will be attached; this point will make an angle with the horizontal of 30° or 45°, or multiples of those.
  5. Move the cursor to a different position on the circle to choose a different attachment point.
  6. Click to attach your new point.


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