Draft Parallel.png Draft Parallel

Menu location
Draft → Snap → Parallel
Workbenches
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
See also


Description

This snap mode lets you select a point on an imaginary line parallel to a line segment.

Use

  1. Make sure snap mode is turned on
  2. Choose element to be inserted into the FreeCAD-document

On Linux

  1. Move cursor over the desired object to activate its parallel snap
  2. Move cursor until below on the right side of the cursor the symbol of the snap mode will appear
  3. Click to place your element parallel to selected object

On WIndows

  1. Press CTRL and move cursor over the desired object to activate its parallel snap
  2. Move cursor until below on the right side of the cursor the symbol of the snap mode will appear
  3. Click to place your element parallel to selected object

Works also with Draft Move and Draft Rotate

Notes

Snap mode can be used with

  • sketcher elements (lines, arcs)
  • draft elements (DWires, Lines, Arcs)

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

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