CADDIT CAD CAM CNC Software - download AutoCAD compatible design software progeCAD Alibre T-FLEX and more
CADDIT Website Knowledge Base Search:

progeCAD Help

Welcome to progeCAD
Working with progeCAD
Command Reference
CAD System Variables
Programming progeCAD
Full Index (caution - 400kb)

Further Links:

Download progeCAD
Register progeCAD


T-FLEX PLM tutorial (PDF)
progeCAD IntelliCAD and AutoCAD training 
CATIA 2D 3D design tutorial
Alibre CAD/CAM basic tutorial


Educational CAD Software Solutions
Python scripting for DOS and Windows
Other free software downloads
CADDIT CAD CAM Forum Australia

Perpendicular Snap

Toolbar: Entity Snaps > Set Perpendicular Snap ()

Menu: Settings > Entity Snap > Perpendicular Snap


Experience Level: Intermediate

Toggles the Perpendicular Snap on or off. When set to ON, you can snap a new entity that you are drawing to point perpendicular to another entity. You can snap a new entity to an arc, circle, ellipse, line, polyline, infinite line, ray, spline, hatch pattern, or plane.


  1. The 90-degree angle between the entity you are drawing and the existing entity.
  2. The entity to which you are snapping a perpendicular line.

Apparent Intersection Snap

Center Snaps

Clear Entity Snaps

Endpoint Snaps

Entity Snap Precision

Entity Snap Settings

Entity Snaps

Insertion Point Snaps

Intersection Snaps

Midpoint Snaps

Nearest Snaps

Point Snaps

Quadrant Snaps

Quick Snaps

Use the Perpendicular Snap tool

CADDIT® is a registered trademark in Australia. All Rights Reserved. Comments concerning the content of this site should be addressed to our webmaster. progeCAD is a trademark of ProgeCAD srl. Autodesk® and AutoCAD® are both registered trademarks or trademarks of a third party, and used only for comparison purposes. All other trademarks, trade names or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property of their respective owners. Legal and Terms of Use. Google. Find us on Google+.