[Ipe-discuss] Fwd: How to draw a spring?
hemza.dz at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 18:31:37 CET 2021
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From: Hemza <hemza.dz at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 at 08:24
Subject: Re: [Ipe-discuss] How to draw a spring?
To: Fabien Lafont <lafont.fabien at gmail.com>
Thanks for the tips. svgtoipe is a good way to do it.
On Wed, 17 Feb 2021 at 07:51, Fabien Lafont <lafont.fabien at gmail.com> wrote:
> With Bézier curves and the snap to grid you can easily make one. Then you
> can stretch it. Another solution is to use one that you like and use
> svgtoipe or pdftoipe.
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2021, 08:30 Hemza <hemza.dz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> it is possible to sketch 'zig zag' springs, but coils like springs are
>> not easy to sketch.
>> On Wed, 17 Feb 2021 at 07:19, Fabien Lafont <lafont.fabien at gmail.com>
>>> Just stretch it. Keyboard shortcut : e
>>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2021, 08:10 Hemza via Ipe-discuss <
>>> ipe-discuss at lists.science.uu.nl> wrote:
>>>> I just began to learn how to use Ipe. It is a great tool and already
>>>> saved me many hours on drawing physics illustrations.
>>>> One thing that I find frustrating to draw is drawing 'springs' (which
>>>> are crucial things in mechanics problems). In Tikz, you could control how
>>>> the spring looks like (see e.g
>>>> Is there anything I can do to mimic this on Ipe?
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