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IGetTessNorms Method (IPartDoc)

Gets the normal vector for each of the triangles, which make up the shaded picture tessellation.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetTessNorms() As Single
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim value As Single
 
value = instance.IGetTessNorms()
C# 
float IGetTessNorms()
C++/CLI 
float IGetTessNorms(); 

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.

    Remarks

    The total size of the data is:

    [ 9 x sizeof(float) x (number of triangles) ].

    The format of the returned data is:

    • float x, y, z first point's unit normal

    • float x, y, z second point's unit normal

    • float x, y, z third point's unit normal

    for the set of triangles for the part.

     

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