[PythonCAD] intersecting construction lines?

Art Haas ahaas at airmail.net
Fri Jun 9 02:56:13 CEST 2006

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 08:26:07PM -0400, Russ Nelson wrote:
> Art Haas writes:
>  > You shouldn't have to zoom in, just click on the intersection. The
>  > program will try to find an intersection near where you click if one
>  > exists. If you click too far away (about 5 pixels or so) then the
>  > program is likely to either choose a point on one of the construction
>  > lines if it is near enough or a coordinate not on an entity if not.
>  > 
>  > It's a bug if you click on the intersection (within the tolerance)
>  > but you don't get the intersection coordinates as your point coordinate.
> Maybe I'm doing it the wrong way, but I'm not seeing this behavior.
> If I set two points on the diagonal, then drop two horizontal and two
> vertical construction lines on each of them, I can't set a point on
> either intersection.  Or, rather, if I do, it's through dumb luck.
> The program definitely snaps to the closest construction line within
> the tolerance, but NOT to the intersection.
> This happens with both DS1-R32 and revision 2385.
> I tried drawing segments along both construction lines, and I get the
> same effect.  The intersection of two lines doesn't get a snap.

I'm not sure what you mean when you write 'set two points on the
diagonal'. Regardless, I'll do some drawing and see if I can duplicate
the problem. 

Art Haas
Man once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities
the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.

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