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DistanceConvertTo Method

Converts the distance to the specified units.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype (in Tekla.Structures.Datatype.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public double ConvertTo(
	DistanceUnitType unitType


Type: Tekla.Structures.DatatypeDistanceUnitType
The distance unit type.

Return Value

Type: Double
The distance in the specified units.
This example shows how to convert a Distance instance into real world units.
using Tekla.Structures.Datatype;

public class Example
       public void Example1()
           // For this demonstration, we'll format 300.2 millimeters.
           Distance distance = new Distance(300.2);

           double distanceInInches = distance.ConvertTo(Distance.UnitType.Inch);
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