Draft Angle.png Draft Angle

Menu location
Draft → Snap → Angle
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
See also


Snaps to the special cardinal points of circles and arcs, at 45° and 90°.


  1. Make sure snap mode is turned on
  2. Choose element to be inserted into the FreeCAD-document
  3. Move cursor near one of the cardinal point you wish to attach your element to
  4. Below on the right side of the cursor the symbol of the snap mode will appear
  5. Click to attach your element to the selected endpoint of target element

Will also work with Draft Move and Draft Rotate.


Snap mode can be used with

  • sketcher elements (arcs, circles)
  • draft elements (arcs, circles)
  • edge of circular face of shape
  • edge of circular face of solid

Clicking on the snap-mode icon will toggle the snap mode on/off.

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