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How to find the shortest distance between a point and plane?

A - answer You can use the geometric calculator and it function dpp. E.g. the command:
'CAL;dpp(NOD,INT,INT,INT)
requires to pick a point (POINT entity) and three vertices of a 3D face - then it computes the shortest distance from the point to the face (plane).
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18.9.2002    9362×  

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