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Snap to face isn't working. After enabling it, I selected the face I want to snap to and pressed enter (which I think is supposed to be done) and my snap to bar on the bottom looks like this.enter image description here

I want to move this vertex

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  • $\begingroup$ What version of Blender are you using? $\endgroup$ – Faceb Faceb May 30 '15 at 17:25
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When set to median and face as target an objects median (center) will snap to a face. This example shows how snapping works with different objects and snapping an edge of the same object.

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When you use closest as snapping target then objects will snap to the top of the face.


Snapping doesn't work by pressing Enter by itself.

Using Face|Closest|Project individual elements on the surface of others you can achieve the following results but you should press g before pressing Enter.

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In Blender 2.8:

In Object Mode In the Top Center of the 3D view is a Magnet Icon (Snapping) and a selection box for the settings.

Set the Settings to FACE, CLOSEST and MOVE.

If you need the object to rotate (like to match a curved surface) turn on rotation as well.

This drove me INSANE because I kept snapping the center pivot of my object to the face, not the closest face.

Selecting CLOSEST fixes that.

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