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IGetBox Method (IFeature)

Gets the bounding box for this feature.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetBox( _
   ByRef BBox As System.Double _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeature
Dim BBox As System.Double
Dim value As System.Boolean
 
value = instance.IGetBox(BBox)
C# 
System.bool IGetBox( 
   out System.double BBox
)
C++/CLI 
System.bool IGetBox( 
&   [Out] System.double BBox
) 

Parameters

BBox

Array containing the two diagonal points

Return Value

True if the operation was successful, false if not

Remarks

IMPORTANT: 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 resulting box encloses the object, but it might not be the tightest box.

The two X, Y, Z points returned are the lower- and upper-diagonal corners that bound the feature. The box is aligned with the model coordinate system. The box dimensions enclose the feature. However, the box might not be the minimum bounding box for the model.

The return value is an array of 6 doubles as follows:

[ XCorner1, YCorner1, ZCorner1, XCorner2, YCorner2, ZCorner2 ]

 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 2001 FCS, Revision Number 9.0


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