[pstricks] perpendicular line segment

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Thu Sep 25 18:29:59 CEST 2008

You can use \SpecialCoor for this. Example: Line PR through P  
perpendicular to PQ.

%use node pair relative coordinate, so offset is coord normal to PQ

On Sep 25, 2008, at 9:05 AM, Doris Wagner wrote:

> hi list,
> I have a line defined by 2 points (with pst-eucl). now I want to
> construct a perpendicular line segment through one of these points.
> as far as I know there is only the possibility to construct a
> perpendicular line through the middle of the given line segment.
> one could of course reflect one of the given points by the other and
> then construct apply \pstMediatorAB, but I'd like to know if this can
> be avoided.
> so, is there a direct way to get this perpendicular line?

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