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Draft it Help System

The complete Help system for Draft it is available on these pages.

How To The Program Interface
File Menu The Ribbon
Architectural Ribbon Page Draw Ribbon Page Modify Ribbon Page Settings Ribbon Page Views & Zoom Ribbon Page Command Specific Ribbons Minimise/Expand the Ribbon
System Toolbar Quick Access Toolbar Command Window Drawing Tabs Layout Explorer Properties Explorer Referenced Drawings Status Bar Symbol Library Explorer

Available in: FREE, Plus, Pro, Architectural

The 'Quad' keyboard snap allows a quick and easy way select a 'Quadrant point on an arc/circle. This snap is only valid therefore if a current point exists i.e. selecting the second point when drawing a line.

To use this feature simply position the cursor over an arc/circle and hit the q key key. If a quadrant point exists Draft it now sets this point as the currently selected point at the nearest quadrant point quadrant point snap symbol . The dynamic line previously attached to the cursor also attaches to this point. If you are happy with the point selected click anywhere in the drawing area to accept.

Alternatively you can hit the 'R' key to define a position Relative to this point, or hit x keyor y key 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 snap point symbol input mode.