Intersect Tool

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Intersection points of two objects can be created in two ways (see also Intersect command).
  • Selecting two objects creates all intersection points (if possible).
  • Directly clicking on an intersection of the two objects creates only this single intersection point.
Note: Sometimes it's useful to display only the portions of the intersecating objects near the intersection point. To do so, right click on the intersection point, and check the option Show trimmed intersection lines in the Basic tab of the Properties dialog of the object, then hide the intersecting objects.

Outlying Intersections

For segments, rays, or arcs you may specify whether you want to Allow outlying intersections on tab Basic of the Properties Dialog. This can be used to get intersection points that lie on the extension of an object. For example, the extension of a segment or a ray is a straight line.


Use "Point Tool" for intersection[edit]

There is an other possibility to get an intersection point of two objects:

Use the Mode point.svg Point Tool and click directly on the (not yet existing) intersection point.

This is a possibility to get only one of two intersections of two circles, so that you have one point less. But it is not always working as wanted.

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