`nearestPointOnLine.Rd`

This function calculates the coordinates of the nearest point on a line to a given point. This function does not work with geographic coordinates.

nearestPointOnLine(coordsLine, coordsPoint)

coordsLine | Matrix with coordinates of line vertices. Each row represents a vertex. |
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coordsPoint | A vector representing the X and Y coordinates of the point. |

Vector with the X and Y coordinates of the nearest point on a line to the given point.

German Carrillo

coordsLine = cbind(c(1,2,3),c(3,2,2)) coordsPoint = c(1.2,1.5) nearestPointOnLine(coordsLine, coordsPoint)#> X Y #> 1.85 2.15