Hold the Ctrl key to snap objects to the grid

Did you know that when you hold the Ctrl key in the Scene view while moving the object its position will snap to the grid?

[gfycat data_id=”DazzlingCautiousAfricanjacana”]

You can fine-tune your Snap settings by selecting Edit -> Snap Settings from the main menu.

snap settings

 

As you can see, you can not only snap object position, but scale and rotate as well!

 

Your object will snap relatively to its start position! For example, if its X position is 0.5, then it snaps to 1.5, 2.5, etc. To snap your object to the world origin (0, 0, 0), use the Snap All Axes button, or X, Y or Z buttons to snap to only one axis at time.

[gfycat data_id=”ForcefulEuphoricGecko”]

For more information on how you can easily position your object see the official Unity documentation.

related
BasicsGame design
The importance of a game design document & how to create one – part 2
In the previous part of the post, we’ve introduced you to the most important reasons to create...
0
BasicsTips
You can search your scene objects by component’s type
Did you know that besides searching your Hierarchy window by object name you can actually...
0
AdvancedAugmented RealityTutorial
Corner and surface detection in AR Part 3
Calculation corner based on three surfaces Introduction Last time you have learnt about ARKit...
0
Call The Knights!
We are here for you.
Please contact us with regards to a Unity project below.



The Knights appreciate your decision!
Expect the first news soon!
hire us!