I have two parallel lines intersecting a circle. Is there a command that will break the drawing up into separate pieces (2) at the intersection points? I want to send up with what's in (3).

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  • \$\begingroup\$ I would look into perhaps parsing your shape with a ulp, or better yet try to see if anyone on the intertubes has written a similar ulp already. The Eagle forums are great for stuff like this. \$\endgroup\$ – NickHalden Nov 8 '12 at 22:14

Unlike AutoCAD or SolidWorks, there is no command in Eagle, which would break or trim lines at intersections.

Your shape isn't very complex. There are several options.

  • Find/calculate the coordinates of the intersection points. Then draw 2 separate arcs and 2 separate lines.

  • Draw a rectangle. Then change the Curve property of the sides, which will make them into arcs.

  • \$\begingroup\$ Did you mean to draw an actual Rectangle, or draw 4 lines? I got what you suggested to work with the lines, but not with the rectangle. \$\endgroup\$ – BrianV Nov 8 '12 at 22:00
  • \$\begingroup\$ I meant drawing 4 lines. \$\endgroup\$ – Nick Alexeev Nov 8 '12 at 23:01
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks for the help. Not really the easiest way to get the job done, but it works. \$\endgroup\$ – BrianV Nov 9 '12 at 1:42

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