LINE ANGLES

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MAX THE MILLER
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LINE ANGLES

Post by MAX THE MILLER » Fri 27 Nov , 2020 14:00 pm

I've been experimenting with the unlicensed version of QuickTURN 2D Design.

If I look at the properties of a line drawn parallel to the X axis its angle is given as 3.54331.

If I look at the properties of a line drawn parallel to the Z axis its angle is given as 7.08661, which is twice the previous figure.

The angles clearly aren't in degrees or radians, so what units are they in? Is there a setting which can be changed to give the angle in degrees?

Thanks.

MAX THE MILLER
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Re: LINE ANGLES

Post by MAX THE MILLER » Fri 27 Nov , 2020 14:12 pm

I think I get it.

What the software has done is to take 90 degrees, call it 90 millimetres and convert that to inches.

90mm = 3.54331inches.

Looks clearly wrong to me.

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