Draft Angle

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Draft Angle.png Draft Angle

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


Description

This method snaps to the points of circles and arcs at specific increments of 30° and 45° on the arc; this includes 0°, 60°, 90°, 180°, 210°, 270°, and other integer multiples.

Draft Snap Angle.png

Snapping the second point of a line to the circle, at the 45° angle on the arc; small circles indicate all possible snapping locations


How to use

  1. Make sure Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and 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 a multiple 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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