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Guides don't snap to object geometry

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Trying to drag out guides to snap to a curve's nodes but AD won't snap.


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We don't snap between geometry, only bounds of an object.  The exception is for points when using the Node tool, or positioning the corner of an object bounding box.

 

You can use the Node tool, and snap a guide to the nodes and handles of the currently selected curve objects.  I think you only need to select the object, not the individual handles for that to work. (off the top of my head I can't recall if I added this for 1.8 or if it's already in 1.7).

 

I could add snapping of guides (conceptually any infinite line) to curves in an object, BUT that snap could potentially have many potential targets.  To now, people have been happy with snapping to bounds.


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