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Working with drawings - Using entity snaps

Tangent Snap tool

Use the Tangent Snap tool to snap to the tangent point of another entity. You can snap to the point on an arc or circle that, when connected to the previous point, forms a line tangent to that entity.

To set the Tangent Snap
  1. Do one of the following:
  2. Choose Format > Entity Snap > Tangent Snap.
  3. On the Object Snaps toolbar, click the Snap to Tangent tool (
  4. ).
Type tangent and then press Enter.

To snap to a tangent, select the entity near the tangent point ( A ).