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Tangent of an angle

Discussion in 'Gauges' started by COBS, 25 Jul 2012.

  1. COBS

    COBS

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    I'm trying to get the Tan value of an angle to do a simple Trig
    calculation.

    The following does not return the Tan value.
    HTML:
    <GaugeString>%DVE %((A:Plane pitch radians, radians) (A:INCIDENCE ALPHA, radians) + tg)%!7.4f!% tan%</GaugeString> 
    Any suggestions ?

    Cheers
    Karol
  2. chris

    chris

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    The variable is 'A:pLANE PITCH DEGREES,Radians'.
  3. COBS

    COBS

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    Chris

    Thank you so very much for your response.
    I spent a week on and off on that problem , I tried quite a few variations.
    Unfortunately I never stopped to think that it might be an incorrect variable.

    Thanks to you , my instrument now works magnificently .

    Cheers
    Karol

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