Draft Snap WorkingPlane

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Draft Snap WorkingPlane

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


The Draft Snap WorkingPlane option projects snap points onto the current working plane. It can only be used in combination with another snap option.

Snapping the second point of a line to the projected endpoint of an edge


For general information about snapping see Draft Snap.

  1. Optionally change the working plane.
  2. Make sure snapping is enabled. See Draft Snap Lock.
  3. If Draft Snap WorkingPlane is not active do one of the following:
    • Press the button in the Draft snap toolbar.
    • Press the button in the Draft snap widget.
  4. Make sure at least one other snap option is active.
  5. Choose a Draft or Arch command to create your geometry.
  6. Note that you can also change snap options while a command is active.
  7. Move the cursor over the object you want to snap to.
  8. The object is highlighted.
  9. If a snap point is found it is projected onto the working plane where it is marked.
  10. Click to confirm the point.


See Draft Snap.