## dividing a line into n equal parts

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gandalf
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### dividing a line into n equal parts

Is there a function to divide a line in n parts?

Thanks

ezen
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### Ditto

I too would love that capability.
I asked for it in another post.
Divide lines, circles and arcs into "x" number of parts is an extremely handy function that I miss from Acad (on my other machine).

Hopefully it will be considered for the next release?

RayArdia
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### Re: dividing a line into n equal parts

Agreed. A much-needed function.
So, in the meantime has anyone a simple work-around, say I wanted to place 5 nodes on a given line at equal spacings....any ideas?

Clive
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### Re: dividing a line into n equal parts

RayArdia wrote:Agreed. A much-needed function.
So, in the meantime has anyone a simple work-around, say I wanted to place 5 nodes on a given line at equal spacings....any ideas?
Hi RayArdia
In QCAD 3 you can use the Number of Points on a line tool.
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Husky
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### Re: dividing a line into n equal parts

Hi,

whats about "Modification tool" --> "Split Entities" in QCad 3? Works for lines, circles etc. ....

Clive
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### Re: dividing a line into n equal parts

Yes for 'splitting' entities this tool is superb
Thanks for the reminder Husky
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