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GetClosestPointOn Method (IEdge)

Uses the X,Y,Z input point and returns the closest point on the edge.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetClosestPointOn( _
   ByVal X As System.Double, _
   ByVal Y As System.Double, _
   ByVal Z As System.Double _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IEdge
Dim X As System.Double
Dim Y As System.Double
Dim Z As System.Double
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetClosestPointOn(X, Y, Z)
System.object GetClosestPointOn( 
   System.double X,
   System.double Y,
   System.double Z
System.Object^ GetClosestPointOn( 
&   System.double X,
&   System.double Y,
&   System.double Z


X value of the input point
Y value of the input point
Z value of the input point

Return Value

Array of five doubles (see Remarks)


This method returns only one point, regardless of how many points achieve the minimum distance.

This method returns an array that contains the following values:

[ PointX, PointY, PointZ, UParameter, NotUsed ]

where the point values represent the point on the edge, and UParameter is the parameter on the edge that is closest to the input point. Ignore the fifth array element.


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