Running Object Snaps

The lines you have drawn thus far are all precisely connected because they were chained together as they were drawn. In other words, the last point of one segment was reused as the first point of the next segment. Aside from this special circumstance, lines must be connected using object snap to ensure accuracy.

While you learned to use the Object Snap context menu in Chapter 2, we will now use that as a jumping-off point to learn a far more efficient method called Running Object Snap. As you will see in the steps that follow, with Running Object Snap, frequently used object snaps can be turned on continuously. That way you don't have to invoke them explicitly every time you want to use object snap.

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