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DistanceValue Property

Gets or sets the distance value in current units.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype (in Tekla.Structures.Datatype.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public double Value { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Double
The distance value in current units.


This example shows how to perform calculations with distances in different units.
using Tekla.Structures.Datatype;

public class Example
       public void Example1()
           // The default unit type is millimeter.
           Distance value1 = new Distance(30);

           // Other unit types must be specified explicitly.
           Distance value2 = new Distance(2, Distance.UnitType.Inch);

           // Perform sum calculation using the same units for both distances.
           Distance sumOfDistances = new Distance(value1.Value + value2.Value, Distance.CurrentUnitType);
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