Surface/Line/Rake... menu item opens the
Line/Rake Surface panel.
Line/Rake Surface Panel
Line/Rake Surface panel allows you to interactively create line and rake surfaces. A rake is a linear, uniform distribution of points between two endpoints. See Section
27.5 for details about the items below.
contains options related to the line tool. See Section
27.5.1 for details about using this feature.
activates the line tool.
resets the line tool to its default position.
selects line or rake as the surface to be created.
Number of Points
defines the number of points in the rake surface (inactive for line surfaces).
designates the coordinates of the first point (
z0) and the last point (
Select Points with Mouse
activates the selection of endpoints with the mouse. You can select endpoints by clicking on locations in the active window with the mouse-probe button. (See Section
28.3 for information about setting mouse button functions.)
New Surface Name
designates the name of the new surface. The default is the concatenation of the surface type and an integer which is the new surface ID.
creates the surface.
Surfaces panel in which you can rename and delete surfaces and determine their sizes.