Draft Snap Parallel

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Draft Snap Parallel.svg Draft Snap Parallel

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


Description

This method snaps to a point on an imaginary line that is parallel to another line segment.

Draft Snap Parallel example.png

Snapping the second point of a line to an invisible line that is parallel to the reference line


Usage

  1. Make sure Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Draft Snap Parallel.svg Snap Parallel are turned on.
  2. Choose Draft Line.svg Draft Line to draw a shape. Enter the first point.
  3. Hover the cursor over the line segment that you wish to use as reference.
  4. Move the cursor away, trying to keep the same slope as the reference line until the snap symbol appears.
  5. Click to attach your new point.
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