carmetal [file.zir[z]]


This manual page documents briefly the carmetal command.

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

carmetal is a dinamical geometry software written in Java. Ruler and compass constructions can be changed by dragging one of the basic construction points. The construction follows immediately. The student can check the correctness of the construction and gain new insight. Carmetal allow exercices generations (jobs) automaticly checked with html export, and html diaporama generations.

Arithmetic computations, numerical solutions, curves and functions go beyond classical constructions. It is even possible to construct in 3D using advanced macros. Other geometries, hyperbolic or elliptic, can be explored.


This manual page was written by Yves Combe [email protected] for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.