Align the Move Tool to a Feature

Align the x-, y-, or z-axis of the Move tool to a point, an edge, or a face.

  1. Select the Move tool, or press M or T.

  2. Select one or more parts and entities.
  3. Double-click one of the graphic manipulators to enter editing mode.
  4. Select the tip of the X, Y, or Z arrow on the Move tool.
    An axis line appears.
  5. Choose from the following options:
    To Do this
    Align the axis to a point Select the point.
    Align the axis so it is parallel to an edge Select the edge.
    Align the axis so it is perpendicular to a face Select the face.
    Align the axis so it is parallel to a hole. Select the face of the hole.
  6. Right-click to exit editing mode.
  7. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.

Video: Aligning the Move Tool to Features

Align Move Tool to Point

Align Move Tool to Edge

Align Move Tool to Face

Align Move Tool to Part