Snap and Grid


The snap function locks the cursor to grid points, helping with precise object alignment.

setting snap on the toolbar

Snap of the current document can be adjusted on the main toolbar (2).

A feature called "automatic snap" can be activated by the button (1). In this mode the value of the snap is automatically calculated from the actual zoom.

How to turn off snap

Holding the Shift key cancels the effect of the snap. To move an object to a snap, right-click the object and select Snap to Grid.


The main grid with a spacing of 1 cm can be switched on or off by the command View - Grid or by the keyboard shortcut m.

It is also possible to turn on the secondary grid that corresponds to the current snap using the View - Snap command.