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tanerpro
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How to get closest point?

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11-05-2012 05:31 AM

Hello,

I want to connect a point to a polyline from the closest point (ie. perpendicular to the nearest segment). I could'nt find any sources on the net. I tried the old vlax class but there is problem with the Acad.GetInterfaceObject("VL.Application.*) line and can't figure it out. In the meantime my all entities are interop objects, how will i pass them to vb.net mthod getclosestpoint?

 

Thanks for your helps....

 

Windows 7 (x64)
AutoCAD 2012 (x64)
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jeff
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Registered: ‎05-12-2009
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Re: How to get closest point?

11-05-2012 06:01 AM in reply to: tanerpro

Curve.GetClosestPointTo & Curve.GetParameterAtPoint

 

Check out this post and the previous and later ones before and after it, goes into more detail about dealing with tolerances, etc...

 

http://spiderinnet1.typepad.com/blog/2012/10/autocad-net-isonpoint3d-curvegetclosestpointto-curveget...

 

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