GetExtremePoint Method (IBody2)

Calculates the extreme point of the model in the specified direction.

# .NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration)
```Function GetExtremePoint( _
ByVal X As Double, _
ByVal Y As Double, _
ByVal Z As Double, _
ByRef Outx As Double, _
ByRef Outy As Double, _
ByRef Outz As Double _
) As Boolean```
Visual Basic (Usage)
``````Dim instance As IBody2
Dim X As Double
Dim Y As Double
Dim Z As Double
Dim Outx As Double
Dim Outy As Double
Dim Outz As Double
Dim value As Boolean

value = instance.GetExtremePoint(X, Y, Z, Outx, Outy, Outz)``````
C#
```bool GetExtremePoint(
double X,
double Y,
double Z,
out double Outx,
out double Outy,
out double Outz
)```
C++/CLI
```bool GetExtremePoint(
&   double X,
&   double Y,
&   double Z,
&   [Out] double Outx,
&   [Out] double Outy,
&   [Out] double Outz
) ```

#### Parameters

X
X component of the direction vector
Y
Y component of the direction vector
Z
Z component of the direction vector
Outx
Extreme point X coordinate
Outy
Extreme point Y coordinate
Outz
Extreme point Z coordinate

#### Return Value

True if a point was found, false if not

# Remarks

This method returns the furthest possible point of intersection between a plane normal to the direction vector specified and the model as the plane moves along the direction vector. For example, if the model is a right cube centered on the origin and the direction vector is (1.0, 1.0, 1.0), then the extreme point is the vertex at (1.0,
1.0, 1.0).

If there is more than one point (for example, if there is a face perpendicular to the direction vector), SolidWorks returns a unique point that it finds in a deterministic way.

COM example

HRESULT auBody_c::XDispatch2::GetExtremePoint( double x, double y, double z, double*
outx, double* outy, double* outz, VARIANT_BOOL* found ) {

METHOD_PROLOGUE_EX_(auBody_c, Dispatch2)

AU_INTERFACE_VERIFY_NOT_DISCONNECTED

BOOL gotIt = pThis->GetExtremePoint(x, y, z, outx, outy, outz);
*found = gotIt ? VARIANT_True : VARIANT_false;
return gotIt ? S_OK : S_false;

# Availability

SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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