Draft Point.png Draft Point

Menu location
Draft -> Point
Workbenches
Draft, Arch
Default shortcut
P T
See also
None


Description

The Point tool creates a simple point in the current work plane, handy to serve as reference for placing other objects later. It takes the color previously set on the Tasks tab.

Draft point example.jpg

How to use

  1. Press the Draft Point.png Draft Point button, or press P then T keys
  2. Click a point on the 3D view, or type a coordinate

Options

  • To enter coordinates manually, simply enter the numbers, then press ENTER between each X, Y and Z component.
  • Press ESC or the Cancel button to abort the current Line command.

Properties

  • DATAX: The X coordinate of the point
  • DATAY: The Y coordinate of the point
  • DATAZ: The Z coordinate of the point

Scripting

The Point tool can by used in macros and from the python console by using the following function:

makePoint([x],[y],[z]) 
  • makes a point at the given coordinates. If no X, Y and Z coordinates are given, the point is created at (0,0,0). Returns the newly created object.

Example:

import Draft
Draft.makePoint(6,4,2) 
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