It only works with Projected Coordinate Systems (so you need to project your data before using it) and with editing mode enabled (right-click on. It's in the Sextante tool box. See the accepted answer here: How to create a line in a given distance to an existing one? N. Even when this is activated I still sometimes get Parallel and Vertical options when all I want to do is ensure I am drawing orthogonally. This site delivers information, services, and support for the members of Vectorworks Service Select. Setting Snapping Parameters. The Snapping palette manages SmartCursor snapping; the on-screen feedback which displays while drawing is based on the .