Toggles the 3D midpoint snap: snaps to the midpoint of a face edge.
Note: You can also use the 2D MIDpoint entity snap to snap to face edges.
Accessing the Command
command bar: zmidpoint
toolbar: 3D Entity Snaps |
- When used at the command prompt:
Displays no prompts in the command bar.
- When used as a transparent toggle during another command:
Start of line: zmi
Snap to edge midpoint of: (Pick a point)
This command can be entered transparently during commands, but must be entered without the apostrophe prefix ( ' ).
nap to edge midpoint of
Move cursor onto the edge whose midpoint you want to snap to. The program shows a + target glyph at the mid point, and displays a tooltip reading "3d Midpoint".
3dOsnap - sets the entity snap modes for 3D entities through the Settings dialog box.
-3dOsnap - toggles the entity snap modes for 3D entities at the command line.
OSnap - sets entity snaps through the Settings dialog box.
-OSnap - toggles entity snap modes at the command line .
Aperture - sizes the aperture cursor for entity snaps.
Midpoint - toggles Midpoint entity snap; snaps to the middle of lines, arcs, and other open entities, and edges of 3D solids.
Zcenter - toggles the 3D center entity snap. Snaps to the center of planar or curved 3d faces.
Zintersection - Toggles the 3D intersectionpoint snap. Snaps to the intersection of linear entities, edges and polar or entity snap tracking lines with faces.
Znearest - toggles the 3D nearest entity snap. Snaps to a point on the face of a 3D entity that is nearest to the cursor.
Znone - disables all 3d snap modes.
Zperpendicular - toggles the 3D perpendicular entity snap. Snaps to a point perpendicular to a face.
Zvertex - toggles the 3D vertex entity snap. Snaps to the closest vertex of a 3d entity.