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Distance between a Point and a Line in 3-D

Description

Measure the distance between a point and a line in three-dimensional space.

Specify the point.

geom3dpointp,1,2,3

p

(1)

Define the line by specifying two different points on the line.

Specify a point on the line.

geom3dpointa,2,4,0

a

(2)

Specify another point on the line.

geom3dpointb,0,2,1

b

(3)

Define the line using the two points.

geom3dlinel,a,b

l

(4)

Measure the distance between the point and the line.

geom3ddistancel,p

13149

(5)

Commands Used

geom3d[distance], geom3d[point], geom3d[line]

See Also

geom3d


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