Draft AddPoint

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Draft AddPoint.svg Draft AddPoint

Draft -> Add Point
Draft, Arch
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This tool allows you to add points to already created Draft Wires and Draft BSplines.

The counterpart to this tool is the Draft DelPoint operation.


  1. Select a Draft Wire or a Draft BSpline. The tool is disabled if no object is selected.
  2. Press the Draft AddPoint.svg Draft AddPoint button.
  3. Click a point on the 3D view, or type a coordinate and press the Draft AddPoint.svg add point button.
  4. Press Esc or the Close button to finish the operation; points already placed will remain.

This functionality is also available from the Draft Edit.svg Draft Edit tool.


The options of this tool are described in Draft Edit.svg Draft Edit.


There is no programming interface available for the AddPoint tool, however, adding points is simple.

The Points attribute of a wire or spline is a list with the points that comprise that object; to add points, overwrite this attribute with a longer list of points. You can use methods like append() and insert() to add a new element in the desired position in the list. Each point is defined by its FreeCAD.Vector, with units in millimeters.


import FreeCAD, Draft

p1 = FreeCAD.Vector(-1000, -400, 0)
p2 = FreeCAD.Vector(2200, -1000, 0)

wire = Draft.makeWire([p1, p2])

p_new = FreeCAD.Vector(1500, 1500, 0)
points = wire.Points
points.insert(1, p_new)

wire.Points = points