# project_point_line_xy

compas.geometry.project_point_line_xy(point, line)[source]

Project a point onto a line in the XY plane.

Parameters
• point (list of float) – XY(Z) coordinates of the point.

• line (tuple) – Two points defining the projection line.

Returns

list – XYZ coordinates of the projected point, with Z=0.

Notes

For more info, see 1.

References

1

Wiki Books. Linear Algebra/Orthogonal Projection Onto a Line. Available at: https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Linear_Algebra/Orthogonal_Projection_Onto_a_Line.