Draft Snap Special

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Draft Snap Special.svg Draft Snap Special

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


The Draft Snap Special.svg Draft Snap Special option snaps to special points defined by the object. The supported objects are Arch Walls, Arch Structures and Arch Equipment.

Draft Snap Special example.png

Snapping the second point of a line to a special point of an Arch Wall, which is a vertex of its Base object


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 Special is not active do one of the following:
    • Press the Draft Snap Special.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 Special.svg Snap Special 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 a supported object.
  6. The object is highlighted.
  7. If a special point is found the point is marked and the Draft Snap Special.svg icon is displayed near the cursor.
  8. If the object has multiple special points: optionally move the cursor closer to another special point.
  9. Click to confirm the point.

Supported special points


See Draft Snap.