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form

  

return the form of the geometric object

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

form(obj)

Parameters

obj

-

geometric object

Description

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The routine returns the form of the given object supported by the geometry package. It returns point2d, segment2d, dsegment2d, line2d, triangle2d, square2d, circle2d, ellipse2d, parabola2d, hyperbola2d, or FAIL if it is unable to recognize the object.

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

Examples

withgeometry:

pointA,0,0,pointB,1,1:

formA

point2d

(1)

linel,A,B

l

(2)

forml

line2d

(3)

See Also

geometry[objects]

 


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