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Re: Question Problem with subtraction of two polycones (Jerome Roccaz)
Re: None Re: Problem with subtraction of two polycones (John Allison)
Date: 02 Jul, 2008
From: Aram Teymurazyan <Aram Teymurazyan>

On Tue, 20 May 2008 11:39:17 GMT, John Allison wrote:
> The boolean processor for visualisation fails because one volume is
> entirely inside the other. This is not a situation that should happen.
> To get what you want simply make the smaller volume a daughter of the
> larger one; the Geant4 convention is that the daughter replaces - and
> hence effectively subtracts from - the volume of the mother. The mother
> has the material of the container (iron, say) and the daughter has the
> material of the interior (air, say).

Hello John,

So can I interpret you message as: "One should not create a new solid using G4SubtractionSolid("newSolid", solid1, solid2) if solid2 can completely fit inside of solid1"?

thanks, -Aram

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