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Precision Modes

Precise tools are controlled in the context menu by the buttons and in the Drafting Settings dialog box (Tools> Drafting settings).

Buttons to switch between precise modes are in the status bar.

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The orange color of a button shows that the mode is switched on.

All or several modes can be switched on at once.

Three ways to switch on/off the modes:

·         Click on the button.

·         From the context menu of the button select On or Off.

·         In the Drafting Settings dialog box (Tools> Drafting settings) select or deselect the check boxes: Snap on (F9), Grid on (F7), Polar Tracking on (F10), Object Snap on (F3), Object Snap Tracking on (F11), Object Snap 3D On (F4).

To open the context menu with the commands to control modes:


1.    Place the cursor in the status bar,

2.    Press the right button,

3.    Select/deselect the required mode.

note: To cancel the context menu of the OSNAP select the Exit Menu command (other context menus are closed after the parameter is selected).


The Drafting Settings dialog box consists of three tabs:

·         Snap and Grid,

·         Polar Tracking,

·         Object Snap

·         Object snap 3D


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