Sometimes I want to snap on a line in inkscape, but I do not want to snap on a corner. This happens when I want to draw a line from a rectilinear shape and the line begins on the shape near a corner, but not on the corner.

If I have snapping on, then it snaps to the corner, but if I have snapping off, then it is hard to connect the new line to the shape.

How can I solve this problem?

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Enable the following snapping options, and disable all the others.

  • Enable Snapping
  • Snap Nodes, Paths and Handles
  • Snap to Paths

Here's the result

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