Sketcher ConstrainVertical

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Sketcher ConstrainVertical

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher constraints → Constrain vertical
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Sketcher ConstrainHorVer, Sketcher ConstraintHorizontal


The Sketcher ConstrainVertical tool constrains lines or pairs of points to be vertical (parallel to the vertical axis of the sketch).

introduced in version 1.0: In most cases it is advisable to use the combined Sketcher ConstrainHorVer tool instead.


See also: Drawing aids.

Continue mode

  1. Make sure there is no selection.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • introduced in version 1.0: If the Auto tool for Horizontal/Vertical preference is selected (default): press the down arrow to the right of the button and select the Constrain vertical option from the dropdown.
    • If this preference is not selected (and in version 0.21 and below): press the Constrain vertical button.
    • Select the Sketch → Sketcher constraints → Constrain vertical option from the menu.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: V.
  3. For further steps see Sketcher ConstrainHorizontal.

Run-once mode

See Sketcher ConstrainHorizontal.


See Sketcher ConstraintHorizontal.