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Choosing from osnap points "under" the cursor.

A - answer In crowded regions of a drawing, with many crossing lines, it may be difficult to choose (toggle) from the many offered object snapping points (center, intersection, middle, endpoint...).

AutoCAD selects, by default, the point closest to the current pointer/cursor position but you can use the TAB key to select the other osnap points near your cursor - points laying on other entities. This option is available only when the dynamic input is not active, resp. the function "cursor entry" - i.e. when the DYNMODE variable is set to a negative value, or 0, or 2.

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20.8.2006    9813×  

See also:
Tip 12766:Lines with a single grip, incorrect osnaps, intersections, offsets, hatches - CheckLarge
Tip 12705:How to disable osnaps for xref objects?
Tip 12368:Gaps - how to find loose ends on lines in a DWG?
Tip 12091:Equidistant ellipse - how to make an ellipse offset?
Tip 11998:Double object snap (osnap) - how to align a line between two lines? (geom.constraints)


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