Available in: FREE, Plus, Pro, Architectural
The 'Relative' keyboard snap feature allows a quick and easy way to specify co-ordinate positions relative to existing geometry. The 'End' keyboard snap allows a quick and easy way select the 'End' point of an existing entity.
To use this feature simply position the cursor over an entity e.g. a line, and hit the key. Draft it now displays the snap symbol at the nearest endpoint. If a dynamic line was previously attached to the cursor this also attaches to this endpoint. If you are happy with the point selected click anywhere in the drawing area to accept.
Alternatively you can hit the key to define a position Relative to this point, or hit ' to select the X or Y values of this point.
Use any of the following keyboard snaps ( End, Mid, Perp and Tan) to cancel the point selection if the cursor is in 'free space' or select another point if it is over an entity.
Use of these keyboard snaps also automatically switches to the Snap input mode.
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