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Snap settings

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2019i

Snap settings

Snap settings

Use the Model snap settings dialog box to view and modify the snap settings in the model. The Drawing snap settings dialog box has the same options for drawings. These settings are user specific.

Option

Description

Symbol

Show or hide the snap symbols. Select the check box to show the snap symbols, and clear the check box to hide them.

Active (when free snap is on)

Select the check box to activate the snap grid.

Spacing

Define grid spacing intervals for the snap grid origin. For example, if the spacing of the x coordinate is 500, you are can snap to positions at intervals of 500 units in the x direction.

Origin

Define offsets for the snap grid origin.

Angle interval

Set the angle interval for the Ortho tool. This setting is used when you snap to orthogonal points.

For example, if you set the interval to 10 , the Ortho tool will snap to angles at intervals of 10 degrees in the model or drawing.

Custom angles

Define custom angles for the Ortho tool. This setting is used when you snap to orthogonal points.

Separate the values with empty spaces. For example, if you enter 12.5 60 , the Ortho tool will snap to the angles 12.5 and 60 in the model or drawing.

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