Disable snapping in Inkscape

I really like Inkscape and use it a lot for designing publication quality figures, conference posters and even presentation components. However, a feature that sometimes can just get on my nerves is the object snapping.

I searched a bit and find this discussion. A keyboard shortcut to disable the snap to feature, is the percent sign (% or SHIFT + 5 on most keyboards). Or there’s the button (not that hard to notice, but not for me…):



4 Comments on “Disable snapping in Inkscape”

  1. Anonymous says:


  2. Ken Fallon says:

    Thank you – that was driving me nuts

  3. Jojon says:

    thanks. it helps me toggle snapping.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Cheers man, this stuff was driving me nuts.

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