Draft Near

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Draft Near.png Draft Near

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


Description

This method snaps to the closest point or edge on the nearest object.

Draft Snap Near.png

Snapping the second point of a line to the edge of a rectangle


How to use

  1. Make sure Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Snap Near.svg Snap Near are turned on.
  2. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  3. Move the cursor near the object to which you wish to attach your point.
  4. A small yellow circle will indicate where your point will be placed; it can be a vertex or an edge.
  5. Click to attach your new point.

Notes

Other snapping methods will be tried first; if none is available, the cursor will just attach to the nearest point on the target object.