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DistanceToString Method (String)

Creates a string representation of the distance.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype (in Tekla.Structures.Datatype.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public string ToString(
	string format


Type: SystemString
The format string.

Return Value

Type: String
The string representation of the distance.
This example shows how to specify a number format when converting a Distance instance to a string.
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);

           // We can use the number format string to specify the precision. In this case, we use two decimal places.
           string formattedString = distance.ToString("0.00");
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