Command Line 6.2.9

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3.48. flare command

Description: This command creates a trapezoidal prism.

Inline mode usage:

  • flare -h: Displays the help file that summarizes the parameters for this command.
  • flare –n <name> -p <center_x> <center_y> <center_z> <bottomWidth> <bottomDepth> <height> <top_x> <top_y> <topWidth> <topDepth>: Draws a flare with the specified parameters with no caps (only the lateral surface).
  • flare –c –n <name> -p <center_x> <center_y> <center_z> <bottomWidth> <bottomDepth> <height> <top_x> <top_y> <topWidth> <topDepth>: Draws a flare with the specified parameters with caps.

Interactive mode usage:

  • Invocation: flare or flare -c
  • Parameters:
    • First corner of bottom base.
    • Second corner of bottom base.
    • Height of the flare.
    • First corner of top base.
    • Second corner of top base.

The corners of both the bottom base and the top base must be two opposite ones (i.e. in the same diagonal).

Example:

> flare

First corner of base [x y z]: 0 0 0

Other corner of base [x y]: 2 2

Set height: 4

First corner of top [x y]: 0.5 0.5

Other corner of top [x y]: 1 1

Result:

Resulting flare

 

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