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CAD tip CAD tip # 13827:

   
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Snap points to the nearest curve/polyline with Snap2Curve.

A - answer With the freeware utility Snap2Curve you can move (snap) selected points, block references or COGO points to the nearest curve (line, polyline, spline). You can move the points to the closest point on the curve or to its closest vertex. And you can keep the point's Z-coordinate or snap to the curve's Z-coordinate. You can also ignore snapping of points which are too far from the selected curve(s).

Download the Snap2Curve LISP utility from Download, load it intou your AutoCAD or Civil 3D with APPLOAD and type the Snap2Curve command. Now select the "snap-to" curves (Lines, Polylines, Splines) and the point geometry to be "snapped". Specify the working modes and the tolerance. Too far points will not be moved (will display as "^").

Sample:

See also the Attractor utility.

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applies to: AutoCAD · Civil 3D · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 13333:"Zero length line" warnings or misplaced vertices when importing vertex coordinates from scripts.
Tip 13221:Attractor - snap multiple objects to existing points/vertices.
Tip 12458:How to align/center text and other objects in Fusion 360?
Tip 11998:Double object snap (osnap) - how to align a line between two lines? (geom.constraints)
Tip 11989:How to dimension an ellipse in AutoCAD?


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