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ParallelLine

  

find the line which goes through a given point and is parallel to a given line

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

ParallelLine(lp, P, l)

Parameters

lp

-

the name of the line to be created

P

-

point

l

-

line

Description

• 

The routine finds the line which goes though point P and is parallel to line l.

• 

For a detailed description of the line to be created lp, use the routine detail (e.g., detail(lp))

• 

The command with(geometry,ParallelLine) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

withgeometry:

pointP,2,3,linel,x+y=1,x,y

P,l

(1)

ParallelLinelp,P,l

lp

(2)

detaillp

name of the objectlpform of the objectline2dequation of the line5+x+y=0

(3)

See Also

geometry[line]

geometry[PerpendicularLine]

 


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