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DistanceFromFractionalFeetAndInchesString Method (String, IFormatProvider, DistanceUnitType)

Creates a distance from a string representation of fractional feet and inches.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype (in Tekla.Structures.Datatype.dll) Version: 2020.0.0.0 (2020.0.55582.0)
public static Distance FromFractionalFeetAndInchesString(
	string text,
	IFormatProvider formatProvider,
	DistanceUnitType unitType


Type: SystemString
The distance string.
Type: SystemIFormatProvider
The number format provider.
Type: Tekla.Structures.DatatypeDistanceUnitType
The unit type of the distance to parse.

Return Value

Type: Distance
The representation of the specified distance.
Exception Condition
FormatException Thrown if the text does not represent a distance.
This example shows how to specify a format provider and a unit type when parsing a Distance instance from a fractional string representation of feet and inches.
using Tekla.Structures.Datatype;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
       public void Example1()
           Distance distance = Distance.FromFractionalFeetAndInchesString("3' 3/4", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture, Distance.UnitType.Inch);
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