Draft Snap Midpoint

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Draft Snap Midpoint

Menu location
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Draft Snap, Draft Snap Lock


The Draft Snap Midpoint option snaps to the midpoint of edges. The edges can belong to Draft or Arch objects but also to objects created with other workbenches.

Snapping the second point of a line to the midpoint of an edge


For general information about snapping see Draft Snap.

  1. Make sure snapping is enabled. See Draft Snap Lock.
  2. If Draft Snap Midpoint is not active do one of the following:
    • Press the button in the Draft snap toolbar.
    • Hold down the button in the Draft snap widget and in the menu that opens select the Snap Midpoint option.
  3. Choose a Draft or Arch command to create your geometry.
  4. Note that you can also change snap options while a command is active.
  5. Move the cursor over an edge.
  6. The edge is highlighted.
  7. If a midpoint is found the point is marked and the icon is displayed near the cursor.
  8. Click to confirm the point.


See Draft Snap.