Maybe the word didn't translate well...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bevan Weiss [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 12:30 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] What's wrong with my query language program
> 
> 
> Then it's completely changed the definition of oblique...
> I hadn't actually looked at the help or the documentation for 
> DXP (or tried it myself) however an oblique angle is simply 
> an angle with isn't a multiple of 90degrees...
> 
> So it doesn't select any 60degree tracks or any other tracks 
> than just the 45degree multiples??
> 
> wow...  I guess the programmers from protel really didn't 
> study any maths or geometry.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ian Wilson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 5:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] What's wrong with my query language program
> 
> 
> > On 03:32 PM 12/02/2004, Bevan Weiss said:
> > >IsOblique will get all tracks whose angle is not a multiple of 
> > >90degrees. Hence if you have a 60degree track it will also 
> be picked 
> > >up...
> >
> > Bevan,
> >
> > I ran some tests and looked in the help - it only selected 45deg 
> > tracks.
> >
> >  From the help:
> >
> > "Returns tracks of a diagonal nature if these are on either 
> a rising 
> > 45 degrees angle or a falling 45 degrees angle, i.e. those 
> tracks for 
> > which the absolute value of the difference between their Y1 and Y2 
> > properties is equal to the absolute value of the difference between 
> > their X1 and X2 properties."
> >
> > I s'pose there may be a difference between DXP versions but 
> I didn't 
> > think
> so.
> >
> > Bye for now,
> > Ian Wilson
> 
> 


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