Draft Extension

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Draft Extension.png Draft Extension

Menu location
Draft → Snap → Extension
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 extends beyond the endpoints of line segments.

Draft Snap Extension.png

Snapping the second point of a line to the extension of another line


How to use

  1. Make sure Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Snap Extension.svg Snap Extension are turned on.
  2. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  3. Hover the cursor close to the endpoints of the line segment that you wish to extend.
  4. As you move the pointer away from the line segment, but keeping the same slope, a dashed line indicates the extension of the original line.
  5. Click to attach your new point.
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