Draft Ortho

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Draft Ortho.png Draft Ortho

Menu location
Draft → Snap → Ortho
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 originates from the previous point, and extends infinitely at specific increments of 45°; this includes 0°, 90°, 135°, 180°, 225°, 270°, and other integer multiples.

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Snapping the second point of a line to a point that makes an angle of 135° with the horizontal; small circles indicate all possible snapping directions


How to use

  1. Make sure Snap Lock.svg Draft ToggleSnap and Snap Ortho.svg Snap Ortho are turned on.
  2. Choose a Draft tool to draw a shape.
  3. Move the cursor approximately in the direction of a line that makes an angle of 45° with the horizontal.
  4. The snap symbol will appear when the tentative line makes an angle of 45°, or a multiple of it.
  5. Click to attach your new point.
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