Intersect & Merge Points

Objective

Intersect and merge the end points of two Internal Lines into a single point.

  

Location

  • Main Menu → 2D Pattern → Edit → Edit Pattern (Z) / Transform Pattern (A)

  • 2D Toolbar →  Edit Pattern Tool /  Transform Pattern Tool 

  

Operation

Join Overlapping Points

  1. Select the tool according to the Location above.

  2. Right-click on overlapping points of Internal Lines or overlapping points of Internal Shapes, then select Join Overlapping Points from the pop-up menu.
    → The two overlapping points will be merged into one point. 

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    (v. 2.5.0) Points that are on the ends of Internal Lines will be unfilled, while points that are part of a continuous Internal Line will be filled. This is to visually distinguish when points are separate or joined.

              

Merge to Point

  1. Select the tool according to the Location above.
      
  2. Select two points of Internal Lines that will be merged. 
       
  3. Right-click on one of the two points and select Merge to Point from the pop-up menu.
    → The point that was right-clicked will be fixed and the other point will move and merge to it. 
         

Merge to Average

  1. Select the tool according to the Location above.
      
  2. Select two points of Internal Lines that will be merged, right-click on one of the points, then select Merge to Average from the pop-up menu. 
    → The selected points will meet in the middle and merge.


Intersect & Merge 

  1. Select the tool according to the Location above.
      
  2. Select two points of Internal Lines that will be merged, right-click on one of the points, then select Intersect & Merge from the pop-up menu. 
    → The selected points will be extended based on their current slope and will merge at their intersecting point. 
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