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Geographic Determination Library Reference for Windows and z/OS

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Geographic Determination Library Reference for Windows and z/OS
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Determines the distance between the farthest point of the error surface and the nearest point of the feature (point, line, or polygon).

Syntax

05 GDL-FAR-DISTANCE.
      10 GDL-FD-HANDLE PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      10 GDL-FD-SHAPE1 PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      10 GDL-FD-SHAPE2 PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      10 GDL-FD-DISTANCE PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      *
      CALL "GDLFD"
      USING GDL-FAR-DISTANCE GDL-RETURN-CODE.

Arguments

GDL-FD-HANDLE

The gdlHandle initialized by GDLINIT (GDL-INIT-HANDLE). Input.

GDL-FD-SHAPE1

The first shape. GDL-GES-SURFACE from GDLGES. Input.

GDL-FD-SHAPE2

The second shape. Input.

GDL-FD-DISTANCE

The distance in feet. Output.

Return Values

GDL-OK Success
GDL-ERROR GDL-FD-SHAPEX is not a valid object

Prerequisites

GDLINIT

Alternates

GDLND - Use to determine the minimum distance between an error surface and any other feature.

Notes

The following diagram illustrates the distance between the farthest point of the error surface and the nearest point of a line: