Skip to content

AreaBaseShape

Namespace: ThinkGeo.Core

This abstract class is the root of all area-based shapes, such as RectangleShape and PolygonShape.

public abstract class AreaBaseShape : BaseShape

Inheritance ObjectBaseShapeAreaBaseShape

Remarks:

This class is used as the base class for area shapes such as:

PolygonShape
RectangleShape
MultiPolygonShape
EllipseShape
RingShape

It can be inherited from to create your own specialized area geometry. If you choose to do this, your new class must conform to one of the well-known text standard shapes in order for the base implementations to work properly.

Properties

Id

The id of the shape.

public string Id { get; set; }

Property Value

String

Tag

The tag of the shape.

public object Tag { get; set; }

Property Value

Object

Methods

GetPerimeter(GeographyUnit, DistanceUnit)

This method returns the perimeter of the shape, defined as the sum of the lengths of all its sides.

public double GetPerimeter(GeographyUnit shapeUnit, DistanceUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeUnit GeographyUnit

        This is the GeographyUnit of the shape you are performing the operation
        on.

returningUnit DistanceUnit

        This is the DistanceUnit you would like to use as the return value. For example, if
        you select miles as your returningUnit, then the distance will be returned in
        miles.

Returns

Double

        The return unit is based on a LengthUnit you specify in the returningUnit
        parameter, regardless of the shape's GeographyUnit.

Exceptions

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a shapeUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a returningUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

You would use this method to find the distance around the area shape.

GetPerimeterCore(GeographyUnit, DistanceUnit)

This method returns the perimeter of the shape, defined as the sum of the lengths of all its sides.

protected double GetPerimeterCore(GeographyUnit shapeUnit, DistanceUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeUnit GeographyUnit

        This is the GeographyUnit of the shape you are performing the operation
        on.

returningUnit DistanceUnit

        This is the DistanceUnit you would like to use as the return value.  For example, if
        you select miles as your returningUnit, then the distance will be returned in
        miles.

Returns

Double

        The return unit is based on a LengthUnit you specify in the returningUnit
        parameter, regardless of the shape's GeographyUnit.

Exceptions

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a shapeUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a returningUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

You would use this method to find the distance around the area shape.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

GetArea(GeographyUnit, AreaUnit)

This method returns the area of the shape, defined as the size of the region enclosed by the figure.

public double GetArea(GeographyUnit shapeUnit, AreaUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeUnit GeographyUnit

        This is the GeographyUnit of the shape you are performing the operation
        on.

returningUnit AreaUnit

        This is the AreaUnit you would like to use as the return value. For example, if
        you select square miles as your returningUnit, then the distance will be returned in
        square miles.

Returns

Double

        The return unit is based on a AreaUnit you specify in the returningUnit
        parameter, regardless of the shape's GeographyUnit.

Exceptions

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a shapeUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a returningUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

You would use this method to find the area inside the shape.

GetAreaCore(GeographyUnit, AreaUnit)

This method returns the area of the shape, defined as the size of the region enclosed by the figure.

protected double GetAreaCore(GeographyUnit shapeUnit, AreaUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeUnit GeographyUnit

        This is the GeographyUnit of the shape you are performing the operation
        on.

returningUnit AreaUnit

        This is the AreaUnit you would like to use as the return value. For example, if
        you select square miles as your returningUnit, then the distance will be returned in
        square miles.

Returns

Double

        The return unit is based on a AreaUnit you specify in the returningUnit
        parameter, regardless of the shape's GeographyUnit.

Exceptions

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a shapeUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
If you pass in a returningUnit that is not defined in the enumeration, it will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

You would use this method to find the area inside the shape.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

ScaleUp(AreaBaseShape, Double)

This method returns a new area shape that has been scaled up by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

public static AreaBaseShape ScaleUp(AreaBaseShape targetShape, double percentage)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
This parameter is the shape to use as the base for the scaling.

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to increase the shape's size.

Returns

AreaBaseShape

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is less than 0 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is not between 0 and 100 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to increase the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape up faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleDown method that will shrink the shape as well.

ScaleUp(Feature, Double)

This method returns a new area shape that has been scaled up by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

public static Feature ScaleUp(Feature targetFeature, double percentage)

Parameters

targetFeature Feature
This parameter is the feature to use as the base for the scaling.

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to increase the shape's size.

Returns

Feature

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is not between 0 and 100 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to increase the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape up faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleDown method that will shrink the shape as well.

ScaleUp(Double)

This method increases the size of the area shape by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

public void ScaleUp(double percentage)

Parameters

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to increase the shape's size.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is less than 0 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is not between 0 and 100 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to increase the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape up faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleDown method that will shrink the shape. as well.

GetArea(Int32, AreaUnit)

public double GetArea(int shapeSrid, AreaUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeSrid Int32

returningUnit AreaUnit

Returns

Double

GetArea(String, AreaUnit)

public double GetArea(string shapeProjString, AreaUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeProjString String

returningUnit AreaUnit

Returns

Double

GetArea(Projection, AreaUnit)

public double GetArea(Projection shapeProjection, AreaUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeProjection Projection

returningUnit AreaUnit

Returns

Double

GetArea(Int32, AreaUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

public double GetArea(int shapeSrid, AreaUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeSrid Int32

returningUnit AreaUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetArea(String, AreaUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

public double GetArea(string shapeProjString, AreaUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeProjString String

returningUnit AreaUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetArea(Projection, AreaUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

public double GetArea(Projection shapeProjection, AreaUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeProjection Projection

returningUnit AreaUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetAreaCore(Projection, AreaUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

protected double GetAreaCore(Projection shapeProjection, AreaUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeProjection Projection

returningUnit AreaUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetPerimeter(Int32, DistanceUnit)

public double GetPerimeter(int shapeSrid, DistanceUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeSrid Int32

returningUnit DistanceUnit

Returns

Double

GetPerimeter(String, DistanceUnit)

public double GetPerimeter(string shapeProjString, DistanceUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeProjString String

returningUnit DistanceUnit

Returns

Double

GetPerimeter(Projection, DistanceUnit)

public double GetPerimeter(Projection shapeProjection, DistanceUnit returningUnit)

Parameters

shapeProjection Projection

returningUnit DistanceUnit

Returns

Double

GetPerimeter(Int32, DistanceUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

public double GetPerimeter(int shapeSrid, DistanceUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeSrid Int32

returningUnit DistanceUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetPerimeter(String, DistanceUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

public double GetPerimeter(string shapeProjString, DistanceUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeProjString String

returningUnit DistanceUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetPerimeter(Projection, DistanceUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

public double GetPerimeter(Projection shapeProjection, DistanceUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeProjection Projection

returningUnit DistanceUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

GetPerimeterCore(Projection, DistanceUnit, DistanceCalculationMode)

protected double GetPerimeterCore(Projection shapeProjection, DistanceUnit returningUnit, DistanceCalculationMode distanceCalculationMode)

Parameters

shapeProjection Projection

returningUnit DistanceUnit

distanceCalculationMode DistanceCalculationMode

Returns

Double

ScaleUpCore(Double)

This method increases the size of the area shape by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

protected void ScaleUpCore(double percentage)

Parameters

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to increase the shape's size.

Exceptions

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is less than 0 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to increase the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape up faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleDown method that will shrink the shape as well.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

ScaleDown(AreaBaseShape, Double)

This method returns a new area shape that has been scaled down by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

public static AreaBaseShape ScaleDown(AreaBaseShape targetShape, double percentage)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
This parameter is the shape to use as the base for the scaling.

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to decrease the shape's size.

Returns

AreaBaseShape

        This method is useful when you would like to decrease the size of the shape. Note
        that a larger percentage will scale the shape down faster, since you apply the operation
        multiple times. There is a ScaleUp method that will enlarge the shape as
        well.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is less than 0 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to decrease the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape down faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleUp method that will enlarge the shape as well.

ScaleDown(Feature, Double)

This method returns a new area feature that has been scaled down by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

public static Feature ScaleDown(Feature targetFeature, double percentage)

Parameters

targetFeature Feature
This parameter is the shape to use as the base for the scaling.

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to decrease the shape's size.

Returns

Feature

        This method is useful when you would like to decrease the size of the feature. Note
        that a larger percentage will scale the shape down faster, since you apply the operation
        multiple times. There is a ScaleUp method that will enlarge the shape as
        well.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is less than 0 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to decrease the size of the feature. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape down faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleUp method that will enlarge the shape as well.

ScaleDown(Double)

This method decreases the size of the area shape by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

public void ScaleDown(double percentage)

Parameters

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to decrease the shape's size.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage that is less than 0 will throw an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to decrease the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape down faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleUp method that will enlarge the shape as well.

ScaleDownCore(Double)

This method decreases the size of the area shape by the percentage given in the percentage parameter.

protected void ScaleDownCore(double percentage)

Parameters

percentage Double
This is the percentage by which to decrease the shape's size.

Exceptions

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid percentage which less than 0 will thrown an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you would like to decrease the size of the shape. Note that a larger percentage will scale the shape down faster, since you apply the operation multiple times. There is a ScaleUp method that will enlarge the shape as well.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

GetConvexHull()

This method returns the convex hull of the shape, defined as the smallest convex ring that contains all of the points in the shape.

public RingShape GetConvexHull()

Returns

RingShape

        This method returns the convex hull of the shape, defined as the smallest convex
        ring that contains all of the points in the shape.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you want to create a perimeter around the shape. For example, if you had a MultiPolygon that represented buildings on a campus, you could easily get the convex hull of the buildings and determine the perimeter of all of the buildings together. This also works with MultiPoint shapes, where each point may represent a certain type of person you are doing statistics on. With convex hull, you can get an idea of the regions those points are located in.

GetConvexHullCore()

This method returns the convex hull of the shape, defined as the smallest convex ring that contains all of the points in the shape.

protected RingShape GetConvexHullCore()

Returns

RingShape

        This method returns the convex hull of the shape, defined as the smallest convex
        ring that contains all of the points in the shape.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This method is useful when you want to create a perimeter around the shape. For example, if you had a MultiPolygon that represented buildings on a campus, you could easily get the convex hull of the buildings and determine the perimeter of all of the buildings together. This also works with MultiPoint shapes, where each point may represent a certain type of person you are doing statistics on. With convex hull, you can get an idea of the regions those points are located in.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

GetIntersection(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the intersection of the current shape and the target shape, defined as the set of all points which lie in both the current shape and the target shape.

public MultipolygonShape GetIntersection(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the intersection with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in both the current shape and the target shape.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

None

GetIntersection(Feature)

This method returns the intersection of the current shape and the target feature, defined as the set of all points which lie in both the current shape and the target feature.

public MultipolygonShape GetIntersection(Feature targetFeature)

Parameters

targetFeature Feature
The feature you are trying to find the intersection with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in both the current shape and the target feature.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

None

GetIntersectionCore(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the intersection of the current shape and the target shape, defined as the set of all points which lie in both the current shape and the target shape.

protected MultipolygonShape GetIntersectionCore(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the intersection with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in both the current shape and the target shape.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:



Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

Union(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the union of the current shape and the target shape, defined as the set of all points in the current shape or the target shape.

public MultipolygonShape Union(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the union with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in the current shape or the target shape.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This is useful for adding area shapes together to form a larger area shape.

Union(Feature)

This method returns the union of the current shape and the target feature, defined as the set of all points in the current shape or the target feature.

public MultipolygonShape Union(Feature targetFeature)

Parameters

targetFeature Feature
The feature you are trying to find the union with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in the current shape or the target feature.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This is useful for adding area shapes together to form a larger area shape.

UnionCore(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the union of the current shape and the target shapes, defined as the set of all points in the current shape or the target shape.

protected MultipolygonShape UnionCore(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the union with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in the current shape or the target shape.
        Overriding:
        Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined
        above.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This is useful for adding area shapes together to form a larger area shape.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

Union(IEnumerable<Feature>)

This method returns the union of the current shape and the target features, defined as the set of all points in the current shape or the target features.

public static MultipolygonShape Union(IEnumerable<Feature> targetFeatures)

Parameters

targetFeatures IEnumerable<Feature>
The target features you are trying to find the union with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points which
        lie in the current shape or the target features.
        Overriding:
        Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined
        above.

Exceptions

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetFeatures, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

This is useful for adding area shapes together to form a larger area shape.


Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

Union(IEnumerable<AreaBaseShape>)

This method returns the union of the specified area shapes.

public static MultipolygonShape Union(IEnumerable<AreaBaseShape> areaShapes)

Parameters

areaShapes IEnumerable<AreaBaseShape>
The shapes you are trying to find the union with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that contains the set of all points that
        lie within the shapes you specified.

Exceptions

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the areaShapes, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

Remarks:

This is useful for adding area shapes together to form a larger area shape.


GetDifference(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the difference between two shapes, defined as the set of all points which lie in the current shape but not in the targetShape.

public MultipolygonShape GetDifference(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the difference with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that is the set of all points which lie in
        the current shape but not in the targetShape.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

None

GetDifference(Feature)

This method returns the difference between current shape and the specified feature, defined as the set of all points which lie in the current shape but not in the targetShape.

public MultipolygonShape GetDifference(Feature targetFeature)

Parameters

targetFeature Feature
The feture you are trying to find the difference with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that is the set of all points which lie in
        the current shape but not in the target feature.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

None

GetDifferenceCore(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the difference between two shapes, defined as the set of all points which lie in the current shape but not in the targetShape.

protected MultipolygonShape GetDifferenceCore(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the difference with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that is the set of all points which lie in
        the current shape but not in the targetShape.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:




Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

GetSymmetricalDifference(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the symmetrical difference between two shapes, defined as the set of all points which lie in the current shape or the targetShape but not both.

public MultipolygonShape GetSymmetricalDifference(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the symmetrical difference with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that is the set of all points which lie in
        the current shape or the targetShape but not both.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

None

GetSymmetricalDifference(Feature)

This method returns the symmetrical difference between current shape and the specified feature, defined as the set of all points which lie in the current shape or the targetFeature but not both.

public MultipolygonShape GetSymmetricalDifference(Feature targetFeature)

Parameters

targetFeature Feature
The feature you are trying to find the symmetrical difference with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that is the set of all points which lie in
        the current shape or the targetFeature but not both.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:

None

GetSymmetricalDifferenceCore(AreaBaseShape)

This method returns the symmetrical difference between two shapes, defined as the set of all points which lie in the current shape or the targetShape but not both.

protected MultipolygonShape GetSymmetricalDifferenceCore(AreaBaseShape targetShape)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
The shape you are trying to find the symmetrical difference with.

Returns

MultipolygonShape

        The return type is a MultiPolygonShape that is the set of all points which lie in
        the current shape or the targetShape but not both.

Exceptions

ArgumentException
If you pass in a targetShape which does not have any points, we will throw an ArgumentException.

ArgumentNullException
If you pass a null as the targetShape, we will throw an ArgumentNullException.

InvalidOperationException

In the event you attempt to call this method on a shape which has no points, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

Remarks:



Overriding:

Please ensure that you validate the parameters being passed in and raise the exceptions defined above.

Split(AreaBaseShape, AreaBaseShape)

This method returns a collection of MultiPolygonShapes split by the specified parameters.

public static Collection<MultipolygonShape> Split(AreaBaseShape areaToSplit, AreaBaseShape areaToSplitBy)

Parameters

areaToSplit AreaBaseShape
This parameter represents the shape to be split.

areaToSplitBy AreaBaseShape
This parameter represents the shape that will be used to perform the split.

Returns

Collection<MultipolygonShape>

        This method returns a collection of MultiPolygonShape split by the specified
        parameters.

Remarks:

None.

Split(Feature, Feature)

This method returns a collection of Features split by the specified parameters.

public static Collection<Feature> Split(Feature areaToSplit, Feature areaToSplitBy)

Parameters

areaToSplit Feature
This parameter represents the feature to be split.

areaToSplitBy Feature
This parameter represents the feature that will be used to perform the split.

Returns

Collection<Feature>

        This method returns a collection of Features split by the specified
        parameters.

Remarks:

None.

Simplify(AreaBaseShape, GeographyUnit, Double, DistanceUnit, SimplificationType)

This method performed a simplification operation based on the parameters passed in. Simplify permanently alters the input geometry so that the geometry becomes topologically consistent.

public static MultipolygonShape Simplify(AreaBaseShape targetShape, GeographyUnit targetShapeUnit, double tolerance, DistanceUnit toleranceUnit, SimplificationType simplificationType)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
This parameter specifies the area shape to be simplfied.

targetShapeUnit GeographyUnit
This parameter specifies the geographic unit of the shape you are performing the operation

tolerance Double
This parameter specifes the tolerance to be used when simplification.

toleranceUnit DistanceUnit
This parameter specifes the distance unit of the tolerance.

simplificationType SimplificationType
This prameter specifies the type of simplification operation.

Returns

MultipolygonShape
This method returns a simplification multipolgyon by the specified parameters.

Simplify(AreaBaseShape, Double, SimplificationType)

This method performed a simplification operation based on the parameters passed in. Simplify permanently alters the input geometry so that the geometry becomes topologically consistent.

public static MultipolygonShape Simplify(AreaBaseShape targetShape, double tolerance, SimplificationType simplificationType)

Parameters

targetShape AreaBaseShape
This parameter specifies the area shape to be simplfied.

tolerance Double
This parameter specifes the tolerance to be used when simplification.

simplificationType SimplificationType
This prameter specifies the type of simplification operation.

Returns

MultipolygonShape
This method returns a simplification multipolgyon by the specified parameters.

Simplify(GeographyUnit, Double, DistanceUnit, SimplificationType)

This method performed a simplification operation based on the parameters passed in. Simplify permanently alters the input geometry so that the geometry becomes topologically consistent.

public MultipolygonShape Simplify(GeographyUnit shapeUnit, double tolerance, DistanceUnit toleranceUnit, SimplificationType simplificationType)

Parameters

shapeUnit GeographyUnit
This parameter specifies the geographic unit of this current shape you are performing the operation

tolerance Double
This parameter specifes the tolerance to be used when simplification.

toleranceUnit DistanceUnit
This parameter specifes the distance unit of the tolerance.

simplificationType SimplificationType
This prameter specifies the type of simplification operation.

Returns

MultipolygonShape
This method returns a simplification multipolgyon by the specified parameters.

Simplify(Double, SimplificationType)

This method performed a simplification operation based on the parameters passed in. Simplify permanently alters the input geometry so that the geometry becomes topologically consistent.

public MultipolygonShape Simplify(double tolerance, SimplificationType simplificationType)

Parameters

tolerance Double
This parameter specifes the tolerance to be used when simplification.

simplificationType SimplificationType
This prameter specifies the type of simplification operation.

Returns

MultipolygonShape
This method returns a simplification multipolgyon by the specified parameters.

SimplifyCore(Double, SimplificationType)

This method performed a simplification operation based on the parameters passed in. Simplify permanently alters the input geometry so that the geometry becomes topologically consistent.

protected MultipolygonShape SimplifyCore(double tolerance, SimplificationType simplificationType)

Parameters

tolerance Double
This parameter specifes the tolerance to be used when simplification.

simplificationType SimplificationType
This prameter specifies the type of simplification operation.

Returns

MultipolygonShape
This method returns a simplification multipolgyon by the specified parameters.

Snap(IEnumerable<AreaBaseShape>, GeographyUnit, Double, DistanceUnit)

Simplify the Shapes by snapping vertexes based on specified tolerance distance.

public static Collection<PolygonShape> Snap(IEnumerable<AreaBaseShape> shapes, GeographyUnit shapeUnit, double snappingTolerance, DistanceUnit toleranceUnit)

Parameters

shapes IEnumerable<AreaBaseShape>
target shapes which will be simplified

shapeUnit GeographyUnit
the geography unit of the target shapes

snappingTolerance Double
distance tolerance

toleranceUnit DistanceUnit
the distance unit of tolerance

Returns

Collection<PolygonShape>
Simplified lineshape depends on distance tolerance of each vertexes.

Exceptions

InvalidOperationException
In the event you attempt to call this method on an empty ineBaseShapes collection, it will throw an InvalidOperationException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid tolerance which is less than 0 will thrown an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid shapeUnit will thrown an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException
Passing an invalid toleranceUnit will thrown an ArgumentOutOfRangeException.