The snap commands listed below and described in this section are found on the main toolbar (except for Ortho and Polar; see their topics for details). They’re also available from the Grids And Snaps submenu of the Tools menu.
The buttons on the Snaps Toggle provide control over the range of 3D space where snaps are active. A wide variety of snap types is available from the , which you can use to activate different snap types as you work.
Angle Snap Toggle determines the incremental rotation for a number of features, including the standard Rotate transform. As you rotate an object (or group of objects), the object moves around a given axis in the increment you set.
When drawing a or , Ortho Snapping Mode constrains line creation to the horizontal or vertical directions relative to the active grid. That is, with Ortho on, you can draw only lines that are parallel to lines of the active grid.
When drawing a or , Polar Snapping Mode constrains line creation to angle increments determined by the Angle Snap setting relative to the active grid. To change the Angle Snap setting, right-click the Angle Snap Toggle button on the main toolbar and in the Options panel General group, edit the Angle setting.