Triangle Creation and Triangle Design Tool

How could I easily design an equilateral triangle . . . or a “Pythagorean triple” triangle (30-60-90)?

Wouldn’t it be cool to have a tool where one could enter any three angles of a triangle – and Lightburn would create the triangle which could then be proportionally resized for various projects?

Or maybe there’s already a way to do this?

Hmmm.

Upon further reflection, I suppose I could create individual lines or rectangles, rotate them the number of degrees and then Boolean merge them . . .

Or you could draw a square with the correct dimensions for 2 sides, then add a diagonal line from corner to corner for the hypotenuse and then delete the extra 2 lines on the square.

Triangles can be created, but not the way you are thinking. Choose the ‘Polygon’ tool (image) to create, then adjust the number of sides to 3.

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Over time LightBurn will be adding additional enhancements to the drawing tools to provide even greater control over creating these objects.

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Cool. I was afraid I might have to reteach myself high school trigonometry which would only have brought back painful memories.

DOH! I can’t find “Shape Properties” to click on anywhere.

If I create a hexagon, highlight it and select edit nodes, that doesn’t bring up shape properties.

Or blame my trifocals . . . I’ve tried the menu drop-downs and don’t see any “shape properties” options.

What am I missing besides the plain nose on my face?

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