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IGetClosestPointOn Method (IFace2)

Uses the X,Y,Z input point to determine the closest point on the face.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetClosestPointOn( _
   ByVal X As Double, _
   ByVal Y As Double, _
   ByVal Z As Double _
) As Double
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFace2
Dim X As Double
Dim Y As Double
Dim Z As Double
Dim value As Double
value = instance.IGetClosestPointOn(X, Y, Z)
double IGetClosestPointOn( 
   double X,
   double Y,
   double Z
double IGetClosestPointOn( 
&   double X,
&   double Y,
&   double Z



X value of the input point


Y value of the input point


Z value of the input point

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of five doubles representing the X,Y,Z point on the face followed by the U, V parameter on the face that is closest to the input point
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported
  • See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.


    This method returns only one point, regardless of how many points achieve the minimum distance.

    See Also


    SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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