[Ipe-discuss] Drawing a line

Otfried Cheong ipe at otfried.org
Tue Jul 21 14:25:45 CEST 2020

On Tue, Jul 21, 2020, at 14:07, Fabio Stumbo via Ipe-discuss wrote:
> I used IPE  many years ago to produce a lot of compass and ruler 
> constructions.
> Now I need to produce some more but I am a in trouble because I am not 
> able to do things that I was able to do then (now I am currently using 
> v. 7.2.13 on Ubuntu 20.04).
> In particular, I am not able to draw the line passing through two given 
> point: I can draw the segment from a point to another, but not the line 
> through them.
> Without (at least) this feature, it becomes a real pain to do nearly 
> everything!

Ipe never had a function to draw the line through two given points, because Ipe does not support infinite features.

I would normally do what you want to do using F1 and F2 (Example 4 on http://ipe.otfried.org/manual/manual_27.html).


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