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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?

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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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Re: LINE ANGLES

Post by MAX THE MILLER » Mon 05 Apr , 2021 10:32 am

Does anyone know whether this works correctly in the licenced version?

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Re: LINE ANGLES

Post by Denford Admin » Tue 03 Aug , 2021 15:57 pm

Hi Max. You are correct, the angle in degrees was being converted as though it was from mm to inches. This has now been corrected in the latest version 1.34 which can be downloaded from the website. Having a license or not won't make a difference.

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Re: LINE ANGLES

Post by MAX THE MILLER » Tue 03 Aug , 2021 20:34 pm

Thanks for that.

I've downloaded the latest version and it works fine.

Max.

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