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Measuring
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* December 01, 2013, 07:18:11 PM
TCAD 17 Is there a way to measure orthogonally from a node to a line in the same work plane? Can't seem to use "nearest" to snap to the line from the node.
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* December 03, 2013, 08:49:24 AM
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TCAD 17 Is there a way to measure orthogonally from a node to a line in the same work plane? Can't seem to use "nearest" to snap to the line from the node.
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One way: Draw a new line starting at the node (by pressing V with the cursor on that node), then move the cursor to the existing line and press J. Select the new line and the Selection Info palette will report its length.

Henry H

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