Draft Snap Midpoint

    From FreeCAD Documentation

    Draft Snap Midpoint.svg Draft Snap Midpoint

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


    The Draft Snap Midpoint.svg 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.

    Draft Snap Midpoint example.png

    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.svg Draft Snap Lock.
    2. If Draft Snap Midpoint is not active do one of the following:
      • Press the Draft Snap Midpoint.svg button in the Draft snap toolbar.
      • Hold down the Draft Snap Lock.svgToolbar flyout arrow.svg button in the Draft snap widget and in the menu that opens select the Draft Snap Midpoint.svg 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 Draft Snap Midpoint.svg icon is displayed near the cursor.
    8. Click to confirm the point.


    See Draft Snap.