How To Use Snap To Move Objects Precisely in Blender


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Using Snap to move objects precisely

When you want to move objects precisely in Blender, you'll need to use some of the snap options that are available. Now, probably the easiest way to snap objects is just to snap to the grid, and we can do that by using the Snap option in the viewport. So we have this little magnet icon here and when this is active the objects will snap when you move them. So if I right-click on this cube and I select my Move Manipulator, then you can see as I move this object, it snaps to the size of that grid.

Now, what it's snapping is this origin or center point of the object. If I select multiple objects, it will also snap those to the grid. So again, if I select everything it will snap as I move everything. I'm going to go ahead and right-click on the Torus and we have some additional options here for snapping. I'm going to go ahead and right-click on this cube and now the grid that we're using is just our standard grid.

If we want we can change that grid as well. The easiest way to...

Using Snap to move objects precisely
Video duration: 3m 56s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Using Snap to move objects precisely provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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