Customizing the tool: highlight of a line when placing a point

Alexey shared this idea 1 month ago
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When placing a point, students often miss the desired line. It causes the collapse of the drawing. Highlighting the line that is about to be used might help.

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The pointer changes from a cross to a pointing finger, when the mouse is hovering a line.

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It is difficult to notice. And if you put a point in the intersection of lines it doesn't help – you often put a point only on the line. The highlighting of two lines would help.

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If you want to put a point on the intersection of two lines, use the Intersection Tool instead of the Point Tool. You can't miss the intersection point with that

chris

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There can be two or more points of intersection of curves. What if I need mark only one of them? The Intersection tool gives all of them at once. The highlight would solve all these problems. It was used in GSP and it was fine.

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What you're saying is not the whole truth. When you use the Intersection tool and click on the specific intersection point of two curves that you want to create, only this one will be created as you can read in the manual. If you click separately on two curves all intersection points will be created.

I didn't mention this before since lines are straight and just have one intersection point, but I guess this is a language matter.

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