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IGetTessNorms Method (IComponent2)

Gets the normal vector for each of the triangles, which make up the shaded picture tessellation for the component.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetTessNorms() As Single
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IComponent2
Dim value As Single
 
value = instance.IGetTessNorms()
C# 
float IGetTessNorms()
C++/CLI 
float IGetTessNorms(); 

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of floats (see Remarks)
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported
  • See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.

    Remarks

    Tessellation information is available only when the component is loaded as lightweight.

    The format of retval is:

    • float x, y, z - first point's unit normal

    • float x, y, z - second point's unit normal

    • float x, y, z - third point's unit normal

    for the set of triangles for the component.

    The total size of the data is [ 9 x sizeof(float) x (number of triangles) ].

     

    See Also

    Availability

    SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision number 10.0


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