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Divide Function.

Divide Function.

Divide Function.

Is there a divide function in DS. I want to divide a curved line up into 34 equal sections.

Thanks for your help.

RE: Divide Function.

I haven't run across a command like that yet, but I do have a work around.
You can use the "markdivisions" command to mark your sections and then place an "infiniteline" through each point. If you make 2 copies of your line you can trim between every other line segment and then align the remaining segments together. One thing to note was that I had to go to Format/Point Style/Type to change the points from invisible dots to something actually visible. Oh, and make sure you place the points on a different layer so that they can be selected easily for deletion.

Here is a Link to a dwg I made explaining all of the above.

Hope that works for you

It also appears that you can Split a line at a given point. Fastest way would be to create a new keyboard shortcut for this command, and it should be faster than the above method of copying and trimming.

RE: Divide Function.

If you type divide, it opens the mark divisions command. This creates nodes at each segment(i.e. if you specify 4 segments, it will place nodes at the 1/4 points). Do you need the line actually broken into individual segments, or just the appropriate locations? Make sure you've got your esnap setting enabled for snap to node.

RE: Divide Function.

Thanks Guys.

I just found the "Divide" command works for me. I did not need to section the line, just mark the sections. FYI, I meant 3-4, not 34.....

Thanks again for your help.


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