Draft Center.png Draft Center

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


Snaps to the the center point of arcs and circles.


  1. Make sure snap mode is turned on
  2. Choose element to be inserted into the FreeCAD-document
  3. Move cursor near one the arc/circle/circular edge 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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