I find the phrase "makes drawing operations snap into place" confusing in the following sentence (which is unfortunately not available online):
Generally, I prefer to work with a coarse grid that makes drawing operations snap into place.
Here a software developer is sharing his icon-making (icons include recycle, camera iris, heart) tips using the app Affinity Designer that is used by designers, artists and creatives. In a preceding sentence, the developer suggests to set up a 160-by-160-pixel work area in the app.
I came across the concept of snapping on the Internet. However, I am not sure how does it connect to the said phrase.
Can the said phrase be changed to a simpler or clearer text? This is a very technical thing and I really cannot think of another way to express this phrase.
The text describes many features of the node tool. I am not sure if this tool has any snapping feature. Is it possible that "snap" is used in a more general sense here?