Snapping basics

Modified on Tue, 01 Nov 2022 at 12:00 PM

When using the following tools and operations, you can snap to existing objects in the scene:

  • Drawing tools
  • Curve editing
  • Measurement tools
  • Translation manipulator (center handle)
  • Adding annotations
  • Camera tools (align and set pivot)
  • Setting cross-section planes

To snap to
Turn on
Grid intersections
Curves and points
Mesh vertices
Point-cloud sections (created in the Cross Section window)

The size of the snapping area around the mouse cursor can be adjusted in the Miscellaneous Preferences