Circle with Center, Radius and Direction Tool

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This tool returns a circle in different positions, depending on the object chosen as "direction" (line or plane).
  • Selecting a line, a ray or a segment and a point on the circle, then typing the radius value in the related field of the appearing dialog window, GeoGebra generates a circle whose axis is directed as the object chosen as "direction".
  • Selecting a plane (xOy plane or any other previously defined plane) and a point on the circle, then typing the radius value in the related field of the appearing dialog window, GeoGebra generates a circle in a plane parallel to the one chosen as "direction", through the given point.
Note:
  • The order of selection of the first two objects is non influential.
  • See also Circle command.
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