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Snap Settings

Position and angle snapping are invaluable tools for aligning objects. For example, grid snap makes it easy to add houses, fences, and decks with perfectly straight lines and square corners.

To edit snap settings:

1.   Click Settings > Snap Settings.

2.   Change the settings as desired and click OK.


Enable snaps
Check this option to enable all position snapping.

Grid
Check this option to enable grid snapping. When enabled, objects and points will snap to the grid line intersections.

Point
Check this option to enable point snapping. When adding or editing shapes, this will cause the cursor to snap to the points of nearby shapes.

Edge
Check this option to enable edge snapping. When adding or editing shapes, this will cause the cursor to snap to the edges of nearby shapes.

Midpoint
Check this option to enable midpoint snapping. When adding or editing shapes, this will cause the cursor to snap to the middle of the edges of nearby shapes.

Perpendicular
Check this option to enable perpendicular snapping. When adding a new shape, if the first point is placed on the edge of an existing shape, then the cursor will snap to the line perpendicular to that edge.

Show tooltips
Check this option to enable tooltips which show what the cursor has snapped to.

Angle snap enabled
Check this option to enable angle snapping. When enabled, objects will snap to angles that are even multiples of the specified snap angle.

Snap angle
Enter the desired snap angle, in degrees.

Show grid
Check this option to show the grid.

Grid size
Enter the desired grid size in meters or feet.

Major line every
Enter the frequency at which a darker grid line will be rendered. For example, if the grid size is set to 1' and the Major line every setting is set to 10, then a darker grid line will be rendered every 10'.

Grid color
Click to change the color of the grid.

Tips:

      You can toggle position snaps on/off by pressing Ctrl-G or by clicking

      You can toggle the grid on/off by press Ctrl-I or clicking

      You can toggle angle snap on/off by pressing Ctrl-A.

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