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what does a normalize means?

papawopapawo Member, Developers Posts: 206 PRO

from the library:


normalize (vector is Vector) returns Vector

Returns the (unitless) result of normalizing vector. Throws if the input is zero-length.


  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 980
    It means scaling the vector to have length 1.  So e.g. normalize(vector(2, 0, 0)) is vector(1, 0, 0)
    Ilya Baran \ Director, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
  • papawopapawo Member, Developers Posts: 206 PRO
    ok got it thanks!
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