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IsTolerant Method (IEdge)

Gets whether an edge is tolerant and its tolerance value.

.NET Syntax

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

Parameters

Tolerance
Edge tolerance or gap in meters

Return Value

True if tolerant, false if not tolerant

Example

Remarks

If the tolerance (or gap) between common edges in a part:

  • is greater than 1/2 of the session precision (i.e., > 5.0E-9 mm), then each edge is tolerant, and this method returns true.
  • is less than or equal to 1/2 of the session precision (i.e., <= 5.0E-9 mm), then each edge is exact and not tolerant, and this method returns false.

Traverse part body edges and use this method to find the maximum edge gap (tolerance) in a part, which can also be found using the Tools > Check dialog in the SOLIDWORKS user interface. 

 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2009 SP2, Revision Number 17.2


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