# tangent

This command generates a straight line in the geometry tangent to the selected curve that cross the introduced point.

## Inline mode usage

tangent -h
Displays the help file that summarizes the parameters for this command.
tangent –n <resulName> -s <selectedCurve> -p <pX><pY><pZ><length>
Generate a straight line tangent to the selectedCurve and crossing the point <pX><pY><pZ> with the specific length.

## Interactive mode usage

Invocation
tangent
Parameters
• Point in the tangent line.
• Length of the line.

## Example

The following example shows how to insert a tangent line to a circle.

command> circle
Center [x y z]: 0 0 0
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