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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 minimum distance that exists between an error surface and any other feature: point, line, or polygon.

Syntax

05 GDL-NEAR-DISTANCE.
      10 GDL-ND-HANDLE PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      10 GDL-ND-SHAPE1 PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      10 GDL-ND-SHAPE2 PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      10 GDL-ND-DISTANCE PIC S9(09) BINARY.
      *
      CALL "GDLND"
      USING GDL-NEAR-DISTANCE, GDL-RETURN-CODE.

Arguments

GDL-ND-HANDLE

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

GDL-ND-SHAPE1

The first shape. Input.

GDL-ND-SHAPE2

The second shape. Input.

GDL-ND-DISTANCE

The distance in feet. Output.

Return Values

GDL-OK Success
GDL-ERROR An internal error occurred

Prerequisites

GDLINIT

Alternates

None.

Notes

The following diagram illustrates the minimum distance that exists between an error surface and a line: