Automating object snap selection


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Automating object snap selection

After jumping in and out of the Object Snap menu several times, you may be wondering if there's a faster way to select object snaps. In this lesson, we'll look at how to set Running Object Snaps. On my screen, I have some abstract geometry. Let's say that all of these three-sided objects represent unfinished squares. To close up these shapes, I'll need to use the Line command and I'll have to select a lot of end points. I'll start by launching a line and then I would like to create my line segment from the--Shift, right-click to bring up the Object Snap menu. I'll choose endpoint and I'll snap to the endpoint of this line. I will then Shift, right-click, choose endpoint, and I'll snap to the endpoint of this line.

When I'm finished, I'll press Escape. I'm sure you'll agree that opening the Object Snap menu for every object snap can be a little tedious. Instead, what I'm going to do is pick a couple object snaps that I use frequently and I...

Automating object snap selection
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Automating object snap selection provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 02 Drawing Fundamentals

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