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*Meives, Michael
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ellipse, tangent

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12-13-2000 10:31 PM
Is there a way to accurately draw a line tangent to an ellipse.
mike
*Tom
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Re: ellipse, tangent

12-13-2000 10:47 PM in reply to: *Meives, Michael
Have you tried the "TANgent" OSNAP?
"Michael Meives" wrote in message
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> Is there a way to accurately draw a line tangent to an ellipse.
> mike
>
*Meives, Michael
Message 3 of 5 (64 Views)

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12-14-2000 12:40 AM in reply to: *Meives, Michael
That's fine for a single point, but does not seem to pick the proper point
if you try to snap between two ellipse's
"Tom" wrote in message
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> Have you tried the "TANgent" OSNAP?
> "Michael Meives" wrote in message
> news:ef5b32e.-1@WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> > Is there a way to accurately draw a line tangent to an ellipse.
> > mike
> >
>
*Thoemmes, Alex
Message 4 of 5 (64 Views)

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12-14-2000 04:14 AM in reply to: *Meives, Michael
To get a tangent between two ellipses, use the xline command and osnap
tangent.

Alex

Michael Meives wrote in message
news:92B8366820FBD543BFAFF4C138D48E39@in.WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> That's fine for a single point, but does not seem to pick the proper point
> if you try to snap between two ellipse's
> "Tom" wrote in message
> news:850BE5034C9921FFD05527BDAAB20153@in.WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> > Have you tried the "TANgent" OSNAP?
> > "Michael Meives" wrote in message
> > news:ef5b32e.-1@WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> > > Is there a way to accurately draw a line tangent to an ellipse.
> > > mike
> > >
> >
>
*Meives, Michael
Message 5 of 5 (64 Views)

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12-14-2000 05:47 AM in reply to: *Meives, Michael
That does the trick
Thank You!
"Alex Thoemmes" wrote in message
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> To get a tangent between two ellipses, use the xline command and osnap
> tangent.
>
> Alex
>
> Michael Meives wrote in message
> news:92B8366820FBD543BFAFF4C138D48E39@in.WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> > That's fine for a single point, but does not seem to pick the proper
point
> > if you try to snap between two ellipse's
> > "Tom" wrote in message
> > news:850BE5034C9921FFD05527BDAAB20153@in.WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> > > Have you tried the "TANgent" OSNAP?
> > > "Michael Meives" wrote in message
> > > news:ef5b32e.-1@WebX.SaUCah8kaAW...
> > > > Is there a way to accurately draw a line tangent to an ellipse.
> > > > mike
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
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