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GetBodyBox Method (IBody2)

Gets the bounding box for this body.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetBodyBox() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBody2
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetBodyBox()
System.object GetBodyBox()
System.Object^ GetBodyBox(); 

Return Value

Array of 6 doubles representing the extents of the bounding box (see Remarks)



The X,Y,Z points returned by SOLIDWORKS are the lower and upper diagonal corners which bound the body with the box sides parallel to the X, Y and Z axes. The box dimensions returned by SOLIDWORKS enclose the body and are typically close to the minimum possible size (this is typical, but not always true).

The return value is an array of doubles as follows:

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

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.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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