Draft Snap Midpoint

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Draft Snap Midpoint.svg Draft Snap Midpoint

Menu location
None
Workbenches
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
Draft Snap, Draft Snap Lock

Description

The Draft Snap Midpoint.svg Draft Snap Midpoint option snaps to the midpoint of straight and circular edges. The edges can belong to Draft or Arch objects but also to objects created with other workbenches.

Draft Snap Midpoint example.png

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

Usage

For general information about snapping see Draft Snap.

  1. Make sure snapping is enabled. See Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft Snap Lock.
  2. If Draft Snap Midpoint is not active do one of the following:
    • Press the Draft Snap Midpoint.svg button in the Draft Snap toolbar.
    • Press the Draft Snap Lock.svgToolbar flyout arrow.svg button in the Draft snap widget and in the menu select the Draft Snap Midpoint.svg Snap Midpoint option.
  3. Choose a Draft or Arch command to create your geometry.
  4. Note that you can also change snap options while a command is active.
  5. Move the cursor over a straight or circular edge.
  6. The edge is highlighted.
  7. If a midpoint is found the point is marked and the Draft Snap Midpoint.svg icon is displayed near the cursor.
  8. Click to confirm the point.

Preferences

See Draft Snap.


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