place -- Position a point relative to two other points

Synopsis

• Usage:
place ( p1, p2, a, b )

Description

Gives a point situated at position a along the line (p1,p2) in units where they are at distance 1, and at position b orthogonally to it. Only makes sense in 2d.

 i1 : circ=Circle{Radius=>0.1,"fill"=>"red","stroke"=>"black"}; i2 : (p1,p2)=apply(([-1,-1],[1,1]),coord -> gNode(coord,circ,Draggable=>true)) o2 = (p1, p2) o2 : Sequence i3 : gList(Polygon{{p1,place(p1,p2,0.7,0.3),p2,place(p1,p2,0.7,-0.3)}},p1,p2) o3 = GraphicsList{cache => CacheTable{} } Contents => {Polygon{cache => CacheTable{} }, p1, p2} PointList => {GraphicsCoordinate{JsFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:70:29-70:61]*- }, GraphicsCoordinate{JsFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:226:25-226:93]*- }, GraphicsCoordinate{JsFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:70:29-70:61]*- }, GraphicsCoordinate{JsFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:226:25-226:93]*- }} RefPointFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:69:37-69:62]*- RefPointFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:225:33-225:76]*- RefPointFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:69:37-69:62]*- RefPointFunc => -*Function[/usr/share/Macaulay2/VectorGraphics.m2:225:33-225:76]*- style => MutableHashTable{} style => MutableHashTable{} o3 : GraphicsList

Ways to use place :

• "place(Vector,Vector,Number,Number)"

For the programmer

The object place is .