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    align with v. coincide

    "By default, the normal will be aligned to the plane normal."

    Does it mean that the normal and the plane normal coincide i.e they are coincident?

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    Re: align with v. coincide

    The software evidently includes a way to adjust how the "normal" is aligned. The default setting aligns it to the match the normal of the plane.

    It's not really possible to make sense of isolated sentences from technical texts, so I can't tell whether this means the two normals are coincident.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 04-Jun-2017 at 21:40. Reason: Fix a typo.
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    Re: align with v. coincide

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    There software evidently includes a way to adjust how the "normal" is aligned. The default setting aligns it to the match the normal of the plane.

    It's not really possible to make sense of isolated sentences from technical texts, so I can't tell whether this means the two normals are coincident.
    I am sorry I have forgotten to add the link. I was in a hurry. Here is the link: https://www.sharcnet.ca/Software/Ans...ches3DMod.html

    So now what do you think? It's related to CAD.

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    Re: align with v. coincide

    You should ask someone familiar with the software and its context.
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    Re: align with v. coincide

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertJ View Post
    b ) Any plane has a 'normal' and any other normal to that plane depending on where it is drawn is clearly parallel to the original
    Does the above more clearly mean: Any plane has a normal vector and any other plane normal ot that plane is clearly parrallel to the original.? I cannot get why you tell "depending on where it is drawn". Should not it be independent of where it is drawn? Would you please explain?

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