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IsTolerant Method (IEdge)

Gets whether an edge is tolerant and its tolerance value.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IsTolerant( _
   ByRef Tolerance As Double _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IEdge
Dim Tolerance As Double
Dim value As Boolean
value = instance.IsTolerant(Tolerance)
bool IsTolerant( 
   out double Tolerance
bool IsTolerant( 
&   [Out] double Tolerance


Edge tolerance or gap in meters

Return Value

True if tolerant, false if not tolerant



If the tolerance (or gap) between common edges in a part:

  • is greater than 1/2 of the session precision (i.e., > 5.0E-9 mm), then each edge is tolerant, and this method returns true.
  • is less than or equal to 1/2 of the session precision (i.e., <= 5.0E-9 mm), then each edge is exact and not tolerant, and this method returns false.

Traverse part body edges and use this method to find the maximum edge gap (tolerance) in a part, which can also be found using the Tools > Check dialog in the SolidWorks user interface. 


See Also


SolidWorks 2009 SP2, Revision Number 17.2

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