## Finding angle of a line

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### Finding angle of a line

Ok, different situation. I'm using Aspire to get some accurate angles for a miter cut on a project. I've attached a picture showing large size image and another picture showing what I'm trying to do.

The line that goes off at an odd angle is the one I'm trying to find the angle of. I'd like to get the angle from the horizontal and vertical positions. These are the angles I need to cut. I think I can get the angles in Sketchup, but was wondering if Aspire offered a way to find the angles.

Thank you,
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DLWOODWORKS
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### Re: Finding angle of a line

Just go to dimensions and pick angle dimensions. Also when you draw the line it tells you the angle.
Hope this helps
Donald Clifton
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### Re: Finding angle of a line

You can also use measure and inspect to find the angle.
Don
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### Re: Finding angle of a line

Thank you guys!

Is there a way to check the angle of a line in reference to another line, like using the protractor tool in Sketchup?
DLWOODWORKS
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### Re: Finding angle of a line

Yes by using measure and inspect you can find the angle of one line to anouther.
Don
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### Re: Finding angle of a line

Dclifton2 wrote:Yes by using measure and inspect you can find the angle of one line to anouther.
Don

I don't think that's true unless you know something I don't. (entirely possible of course.)
Not automatically anyway, you can get the angle of each line and then do the math yourself.
Maybe that's what you mean?

Frunple

### Re: Finding angle of a line

You just run down one line past the apex of the other line and back up the other line.
Don
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### Re: Finding angle of a line

No, I think your right. yesterday when I tried it I thought it worked but I guess not. well something else Vectric can add.
Don
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