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dynamic geometry software with highly ergonomic UI

Based on the C.a.R. (Compass and Ruler) project, CaRMetal includes all of its functionalities - or almost. It propose a different approach from the graphical interface point of view.

- 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. - Tracks of points and animated constructions can help to understand geometric relations. Tracks can be used as new objects to explore. - With the macros of C.a.R. very complicated constructions become possible. Macros are also a way to organize the geometric thinking. - Hiding construction details and using colors make constructions clearer to read. In C.a.R. lines and circles can also be reduced to the relevant points. - 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. - Scripting (javascript based) of figures.

Package version:3.5.2+dfsg-1


CARMETAL(1)                                              CARMETAL(1)

       carmetal — dynamic geometry software

       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 di


carmetal (3.5.2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
  * Depends on rhino (fix source to use debian-packaged one)
  * Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format

 -- Yves Combe <>  Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:33:27 +0100

carmetal ( unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
  * Closes: #523148

 -- Yves Combe <>  Fri, 17 Apr 2009 22:14:51 +020


This software was downloaded from and it contains part of C.a.R. software from

Upstream Author: Eric Hakenholz
Licence: GPL v3
Copyright: 2006 - 2008 Eric Hakenholz (CaRMetal)

Parts of this software come from external sources:
  Licence: GPL v3
  Copyright: 2004-2008 René Groth

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