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IGetTessTriStripNorms Method (IFace2)

Gets the normal vector for each of the triangles that make up the shaded picture tessellation for this face.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetTessTriStripNorms() As Single
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFace2
Dim value As Single
value = instance.IGetTessTriStripNorms()
float IGetTessTriStripNorms()
float IGetTessTriStripNorms(); 

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.


    The format of the returned data is:

    DWORD NumStrips

    DWORD [VertexPerStrip] where this is an array from 0 to (Numstrips-1)

    Float [Normals] where this is an array of X,Y,Z normal components for each strip from 0 to (VertexPerStrip-1)


    NumStrips = Number of strips on a particular face

    VertexPerStrip = Array containing the number of vertex points on particular face strip

    NormalComp = Array of X,Y,Z normal components for each vertex on the particular face strip


    See Also


    SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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