Draft Near.png Draft Near

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


Snaps to the closest point on the nearest object.


  1. Make sure snap mode is turned on
  2. Choose element to be inserted into the FreeCAD-document
  3. Move cursor near the object you wish to attach your element to
  4. A small yellow circle will indicate where you element will be attached to the target element
  5. Click to attach your element to the target element

Will also work with Draft Move and Draft Rotate.


Snap mode will detect any snap possibilities of the other basic snap modes or just attach to the nearest point on the target.

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