Snap zone, depth, and priority
Snap zonezone around one or more snap points inside which Tekla Structures hits the closest snap point corresponding to the active snap switches
, snap depth, and snap priorityproperty of a snap point that defines its ranking among the snap points inside a snap zone
Tekla Structures automatically snaps to the point with the highest snap priority, but the user can also choose another point.
affect the picking of points. Snap priority is automatic, but the other two settings you can change.
Each object has a snap zone. It defines how close you need to pick to hit a position. When you pick within the snap zone of an object, Tekla Structures automatically snaps to the closest pickable point on that object.
You can set the snap zone using the advanced option XS_PIXEL_TOLERANCE.
The first list on the Snapping toolbar defines the depth of each position you pick. You have the following options:
Auto : In perspectiveview projection that displays objects in a model view from a particular standpoint so that distant objects appear smaller than close ones, as do text and points
The user can zoom, rotate, pan, or fly through the model objects.
views, this option works like the 3D option. In non-perspective views, it works like the Plane option.
3D : You can snap to positions in the entire 3D space.
Tekla Structures automatically snaps to the point with the highest snap priority, but you can also choose another point.