Object Snaps (Command Modifier)
Specifies a precise point at a location on an object.
Within a command, at a prompt to locate a point, specify an object snap
When you specify an object snap, the cursor snaps to the specified point on an object
closest to the center of the cursor. By default, a marker and a tooltip are displayed
when you move the cursor over the object snap location on an object.
Specify a Single Object Snap
If you specify a single object snap, it stays in effect only for the next point you
You can specify an object snap with any of the following methods:
- Enter a object snap by typing its name. To see a list of valid object snaps, refer
to the OSNAP command or the Drafting Settings Dialog Box.
- Click an object snap from the Object Snap toolbar.
- Click an object snap from the Object Snap shortcut menu. You can display this shortcut
menu by pressing SHIFT while you right-click.
Use Running Object Snaps
Using the OSNAP or DSETTINGS commands, you can specify a set of running object snaps. Running object snaps are one or more object snaps that remain in effect as you work.
- To turn running object snaps on and off, click the Object Snap button on the status
bar or press F3.
- Press TAB to cycle through the object snap possibilities before you specify the point.
- To turn off running object snaps for the next point only, specify the None object
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