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;ClosestPoint( <Path>, <Point> )
;ClosestPoint[Path P, Point A]
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:Returns a new point on a [[Geometric Objects#Paths|path]] which is the closest to a selected point.
:Returns a point on [[Geometric Objects#Paths|path]] ''P'' which is the closest to point ''A''.
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:{{Note| For [[Functions]], this command now uses closest point (rather than vertical point). This works best for polynomials; for other functions the numerical algorithm is less stable. }}
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;ClosestPoint( <Line>, <Line> )
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:Returns a new point on the first line which is the closest to the second line.

Latest revision as of 17:15, 7 October 2017


ClosestPoint( <Path>, <Point> )
Returns a new point on a path which is the closest to a selected point.
Note: For Functions, this command now uses closest point (rather than vertical point). This works best for polynomials; for other functions the numerical algorithm is less stable.


ClosestPoint( <Line>, <Line> )
Returns a new point on the first line which is the closest to the second line.
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