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xdbk07
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Polyline with Arc

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08-23-2013 12:36 AM

Hi everyone,

 

I'm having a problem when I create polyline with arc using vb.net. The arc is a quarter of ellipse. Please see picture below for detail.

test.png

 


Thanks any helps.

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R.Gerritsen4967
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Re: Polyline with Arc

08-23-2013 12:52 AM in reply to: xdbk07

An ellipse is not an arc and cannot be joined to a polyline.

 

Maybe you can try to facet the ellipse. With this you turn the ellipse into a polyline that's almost (but not exactly!) following the same path as the ellipse.

 

Here's an excellent explanation, including some code...

 

http://through-the-interface.typepad.com/through_the_interface/2009/12/faceting-autocad-curves-using...

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xdbk07
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Re: Polyline with Arc

08-23-2013 01:10 AM in reply to: R.Gerritsen4967

How about SPLINE! Can we create a spline like blue arc (in picture)?

 

Thanks,

 

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_gile
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Re : Polyline with Arc

08-23-2013 04:38 AM in reply to: xdbk07

Hi,

 

Have a look at the GeometryExtensions library, specialy the PolylineSegment and PolylineSegmentCollection classes.

There's an example on how to use them here.

Gilles Chanteau
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xdbk07
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Re : Polyline with Arc

08-24-2013 12:31 AM in reply to: _gile

Thank for help. Are there any way to draw only a quarter of ellipse. 

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_gile
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Re : Polyline with Arc

08-24-2013 03:47 AM in reply to: xdbk07

You can set the StartAngle and EndAngle properties of the Ellipse instance. Angles are measured in radians CCW from the MajorAxis vector.

Gilles Chanteau
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Re : Polyline with Arc

08-27-2013 10:39 PM in reply to: _gile

Thank Gilles. This is exactly what I’m looking for.

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