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GetTessTriStripEdges Method (IPartDoc)

Gets the edge ID for each of the edges in the triangles that make up the tessellation for this part.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetTessTriStripEdges() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim value As System.Object
 
value = instance.GetTessTriStripEdges()
C# 
System.object GetTessTriStripEdges()
C++/CLI 
System.Object^ GetTessTriStripEdges(); 

Return Value

Array of longs or integers (see Long vs. Integer) containing the list of edge IDs for this part document (see Remarks)

Remarks

The format of the returned data is:

 

DWORD FaceCount

 

 

DWORD StripCount

 

 

DWORD EdgeCount

 

 

ForEach Face

 

 

DWORD StripCount

 

 

DWORD [StripLengths]

 

 

ForEach Strip 

(where this is an array of edge IDs for each strip from 1 to (VertexPerStrip-1). Element 0 indicates if that a triangle strip exists (value = 1) or a single triangle (value = 0))

 

Long [EdgeIds]

 

 

where:

 

FaceCount:

Number of faces on the body

 

StripCount:

Total number of strips on the body

 

EdgeCount:

Total number of vertices

 

NumStrips:

Number of strips on a particular face

 

StripLengths:

Array containing the number of vertex points on particular face strip

 

EdgeIds:

Array of edge IDs for each vertex on the particular face strip

 

For triangle strips, EdgeIds is:

If the strip has n vertices, then there are 2(n 2) + 1 edge tags. The i-th element of the tags array (starting at i = 1) will be the tag of the edge between vertex floor((i 1) / 2) + 1 and vertex floor(i/2) + 2, where floor(x) is the integer portion of x.

For single triangles, EdgeIds is:

The i-th element of the tags array (starting at i = 1) will be the tag of the edge between vertex i-1 (if i=1 then i=n) and vertex i.

 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 99 SP2, datecode 1999250


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