Draft Snap WorkingPlane

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Draft Snap WorkingPlane.svg Draft Snap WorkingPlane

Menu location
Draft → Snapping → WorkingPlane
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Draft Snap, Draft SelectPlane


This method always places a new point on the current working plane, even if you also use another snapping method and select a point outside of that working plane.

In other words, it projects an external snapping point to the current working plane.

Draft Snap WorkingPlane example.png

Snapping the second point of a line to one endpoint of an edge of a body, which is then projected on the XY working plane


  1. Make sure the working plane is set with Draft SelectPlane.svg Draft SelectPlane.
  2. Make sure Draft Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Draft Snap WorkingPlane.svg Draft Snap WorkingPlane are turned on.
  3. Optionally turn on any other Draft Snap method.
  4. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  5. Move the cursor over any line, edge, vertex, or object, like you would do with other snapping methods.
  6. A small white circle will indicate the point on the working plane to which your new point will be attached.
  7. Click to attach your new point.