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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()
System.object GetTessTriStripEdges()
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)


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]






Number of faces on the body



Total number of strips on the body



Total number of vertices



Number of strips on a particular face



Array containing the number of vertex points on particular face strip



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


SolidWorks 99 SP2, datecode 1999250

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