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subtract

Boolean subtraction operation on two shapes

Syntax

c = subtract(shape1,shape2)

Description

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c = subtract(shape1,shape2) subtracts shape1 and shape2 using the subtract operation. You can also use the - to subtract the two shapes.

Examples

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Create a rectangle with a length of 0.15 m, and a width of 0.15 m.

r  = antenna.Rectangle('Length',0.15,'Width',0.15);

Create a second rectangle with a length of 0.05 m, and a width of 0.05 m. Set the center of the second rectangle at half the length of the first rectangle r.

n = antenna.Rectangle('Center',[0.075,0],'Length',0.05,'Width',0.05);

Create and view a notched rectangle by subtracting n from r.

rn  = r-n;
show(rn)

Calculate the area of the notched rectangle.

area(rn)
ans =

    0.0213

Input Arguments

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Shapes created using custom elements and shape objects of Antenna Toolbox™, specified as an object handle.

Example: c = subtract(rectangle1, rectangle2) where rectangle1 and rectangle2 are shapes created using antenna.Rectangle object.

Introduced in R2017a

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