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IGetPartBox Method (IPartDoc)

Gets the box enclosing the part.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetPartBox( _
   ByVal NoConversion As Boolean _
) As Double
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim NoConversion As Boolean
Dim value As Double
value = instance.IGetPartBox(NoConversion)
double IGetPartBox( 
   bool NoConversion
double IGetPartBox( 
&   bool NoConversion



Convert to user units or not; True retains system units, false changes to user units

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of 6 doubles containing the 2 diagonal points that bound the part
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported

See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.



The values returned are approximate and should not be used for comparison or calculation purposes. Furthermore, the bounding box may vary after rebuilding the model.

The X,Y,Z points returned are the lower- and upper-diagonal corners that bound the part with the box sides parallel to the X, Y and Z axes. The box dimensions returned enclose the part and usually close to the minimum possible size, but this is not guaranteed.


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