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Can't get snap to work.

I know it's my fault I am sure but I can't seem to get the cursor to pick up a line (and go orange) when say trying to attach the corner of a dynamic rectangle to an existing line.  On Utube Mr. Hipp does it easily.  What mistake am I am making.  Am I on the wrong plane?


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    NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,524
    It will only automatically snap to entities within the same sketch. If you are trying to snap to model edges or other sketches, draw your rectangle then apply a coincident constraint afterwards.
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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    Robert_TurnerRobert_Turner Member Posts: 2
    Ah! Thank you Neil so now I know.  I must try to stay in the same sketch. The contraint method you mentioned I know works because that is what I had to do earlier to make things work.  Thank you again I did not expect such a quick answer.  My resolve restored!
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