I'm wondering if there is a way to add lines like these in the view?

Having lines stay like this while working in 3D

  • $\begingroup$ u mean ruler or grid lines $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Nov 2, 2016 at 8:32
  • $\begingroup$ @atek I am not sure what they are called but i think grid lines move with your 3d model when you turn view, but I'm looking for lines that stay. $\endgroup$ Nov 2, 2016 at 8:36
  • $\begingroup$ i want to know what ur trying to do? r u trying to snapping some object $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Nov 2, 2016 at 8:40
  • $\begingroup$ @atek I am not working on anything but I was wondering if this feature excists and if not I'll try and find a way to make it myself. but I have no use for it yet. $\endgroup$ Nov 2, 2016 at 8:51

1 Answer 1


You can use the Grease Pencil, and set the Stroke Placement to View, like this: enter image description here

You can hold Alt to create orthogonal lines

  • $\begingroup$ I did not know about that Stoke Placement feature, nice. $\endgroup$
    – Luka ash
    Nov 2, 2016 at 22:14

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