[solved] "Lengthen to"

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[solved] "Lengthen to"

Postby kazmer » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:06 am

I've been pondering. If you want to go from this:
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to this:
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the only option is basically to over-lengthen, then break out (trim, whatever).

How about an option to Lengthen that, instead of specifying an exact amount to lengthen by, would interactively follow the path of the lengthened entity, and, along the way, use usual snap rules, thereby achieving the example above precisely yet in one step?

As Lengthen works with arcs too, it would by nature work with arcs as well.

(BTW, why does Lengthen not work with ellipse segments? Just curious.)
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Re: "Lengthen to"

Postby Husky » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:28 am

kazmer wrote:... the only option is basically to over-lengthen, then break out (trim, whatever).


You are sure? :wink:

What's about the tool "Trim (RM)"? This tool will Trim or extend a line, arc or ellipse to another entity. Wouldn't that work for you?

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Re: "Lengthen to"

Postby kazmer » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:47 am

Ah, yes! That's it, XT and RM (and TM) are what I was looking for.

Thanks, guys :)
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