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FindMinimumRadius Method (ICurve)

Finds the minimum radius of curvature of the selected curve and its position and u-v parameters.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function FindMinimumRadius( _
   ByVal Bound As Object, _
   ByRef NumOfRadius As Integer, _
   ByRef Radius As Object, _
   ByRef Location As Object, _
   ByRef Parameter As Object _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICurve
Dim Bound As Object
Dim NumOfRadius As Integer
Dim Radius As Object
Dim Location As Object
Dim Parameter As Object
Dim value As Boolean
value = instance.FindMinimumRadius(Bound, NumOfRadius, Radius, Location, Parameter)
bool FindMinimumRadius( 
   object Bound,
   out int NumOfRadius,
   out object Radius,
   out object Location,
   out object Parameter
bool FindMinimumRadius( 
&   Object^ Bound,
&   [Out] int NumOfRadius,
&   [Out] Object^ Radius,
&   [Out] Object^ Location,
&   [Out] Object^ Parameter


Array of doubles containing the start and end boundaries (see Remarks)
Number of radius returned; can be 0 or 1
Minimum radius of curvature (see Remarks)
Position where minimum radius curvature occurred (see Remarks)
Curve parameter (see Remarks)

Return Value

True if operation succeeds, false if it fails



The search is confined to the portion of the selected curve lying inside of Bound.

COM returns these data types for these parameters:

  • Radius: VARIANT of SafeDoubleArray
  • Location: VARIANT of SafeDispatchArray of IMathpoint
  • Parameter: VARIANT of SafeDoubleArray

See Also


SolidWorks 2009 FCS, Revision Number 17.0

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