# Difference between revisions of "Distance Command"

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− | ; Distance[Point A, | + | ; Distance[Point A, Object]: Yields the (shortest) distance between points ''A'' and the Object. Works for Points, Segments, Lines, Paths, Conics and Implicit Curves. |

− | + | : {{Note| In GeoGebra 3.2 '''Distance[Point A, Segment]''' gave the distance to the segment extended to an infinite line. From GeoGebra 4.0 it gives the distance to the Segment itself. }} | |

; Distance[Line g, Line h]: Yields the distance between the parallel lines ''g'' and ''h''. | ; Distance[Line g, Line h]: Yields the distance between the parallel lines ''g'' and ''h''. | ||

: {{Note| The distance between intersecting lines is 0. Thus, this command is only interesting for parallel lines.}} | : {{Note| The distance between intersecting lines is 0. Thus, this command is only interesting for parallel lines.}} | ||

: {{Note| See also [[Image:Tool Distance.gif]] [[Distance or Length Tool|Distance or Length]] tool .}} | : {{Note| See also [[Image:Tool Distance.gif]] [[Distance or Length Tool|Distance or Length]] tool .}} |

## Revision as of 20:08, 20 July 2011

- Distance[Point A, Object]
- Yields the (shortest) distance between points
*A*and the Object. Works for Points, Segments, Lines, Paths, Conics and Implicit Curves. **Note:**In GeoGebra 3.2**Distance[Point A, Segment]**gave the distance to the segment extended to an infinite line. From GeoGebra 4.0 it gives the distance to the Segment itself.- Distance[Line g, Line h]
- Yields the distance between the parallel lines
*g*and*h*. **Note:**The distance between intersecting lines is 0. Thus, this command is only interesting for parallel lines.**Note:**See also Distance or Length tool .