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geomobjs(3U) InterViews Reference Manual geomobjs(3U)

NAME

PointObj, LineObj, BoxObj, MultiLineObj, FillPolygonObj, Extent - helper classes that manage geometric information for structured graphics

SYNOPSIS

#include <Unidraw/Graphic/geomobjs.h>

DESCRIPTION

Unidraw defines several helper classes that store and manage geometric information. Structured graphics objects may use these helper classes to support their semantics. PointObj stores a point, LineObj stores two points, and MultiLineObj stores any number of points. BoxObj and FillPolygonObj define rectangular and polygonal areas, respectively. Extent stores extent information, that is, the lower left corner and center of a bounding box plus a fixed amount of extra space around the bounding box. All these classes provide operations for computing geometric information.

POINTOBJPUBLICOPERATIONS

PointObj(Coord = 0, Coord = 0)
PointObj(PointObj*)
Construct a PointObj, supplying either two Coords or another PointObjto specify the instance's coordinates, which are stored in its _x and _y public members.
float Distance(PointObj&)
Return the distance between this and the given PointObj.

LINEOBJPUBLICOPERATIONS

LineObj(Coord = 0, Coord = 0, Coord = 0, Coord = 0)
LineObj(LineObj*)
Construct a LineObj, supplying either two coordinate pairs or anotherLineObj to specify the instance's endpoints, which are stored in its _p1 and _p2 public members.
boolean Contains(PointObj&)
boolean Intersects(LineObj&)
Return whether this contains the given point and intersects the given line, respectively.
int Same(PointObj& p1, PointObj& p2)
A helper function used in Intersects. Same returns a positive value ifp1 and p2 fall on the same side of the line, 0 if both points fall on the line, or a negative value if the points are on opposite sides of the line.

BOXOBJPUBLICOPERATIONS

BoxObj(Coord = 0, Coord = 0, Coord = 0, Coord = 0)
BoxObj(BoxObj*)
Construct a BoxObj, supplying either two coordinate pairs or anotherBoxObj to specify the instance's bottom-left and top-right corners, which are stored in its _left, _bottom, _right, and _top public members.
boolean Contains(PointObj&)
boolean Intersects(BoxObj&)
boolean Intersects(LineObj&)
Return whether this contains the given point and intersects the given box or line, respectively.
BoxObj operator - (BoxObj&)
BoxObj operator + (BoxObj&)
Compute the intersection (-) or union (+) of this and the given box, returning the result. These operations do not affect this or their argument.
boolean Within(BoxObj&)
Return true if this falls completely within the given box. Within will also return true if the boxes are identical.

MULTILINEOBJPUBLICOPERATIONS

MultiLineObj(Coord* = nil, Coord* = nil, int = 0)
Create a MultiLineObj, optionally supplying coordinate arrays (andtheir size) that define the vertices of the multiline. The MultiLineObj does not copy these arrays but stores them directly. The MultiLineObj stores this information in its _x, _y, and _count public members.
void GetBox(BoxObj&)
Calculate the bounding box circumscribing the MultiLineObj's verticesand store it in the argument.
boolean Contains(PointObj&)
boolean Intersects(BoxObj&)
boolean Intersects(LineObj&)
Return whether this contains the given point and intersects the given box or line, respectively.
boolean Within(BoxObj&)
Return true if this falls completely within the MultiLineObj's bounding box. Within will also return true if the boxes are identical.
void SplineToMultiLine(Coord* cpx, Coord* cpy, int count)
void ClosedSplineToMultiLine(Coord* cpx, Coord* cpy, int count)
Linearize the open or closed B-Spline defined by the given set ofcontrol points and store the result in this. These operations store the linearized result in internal buffers and assign the addresses of these buffers to _x and _y; they do not delete _x and _y if they are non-nil prior to assignment.

MULTILINEOBJPROTECTEDOPERATIONS

void GrowBuf()
Increase the size of the internal buffers used to store linearizedsplines.
boolean CanApproxWithLine(
double x0, double, y0,
double x1, double y1,
double x2, double y2
)

Return whether two connected line segments defined by the given three points can be approximated visually with a single line between the endpoints.
void AddLine(double x0, double y0, double x1, double y1)
Add a line to the internal buffer of vertices.
void AddBezierArc(
double x0, double y0, double x1, double y1,
double x2, double y2, double x3, double y3
)

Add lines approximating the appearance of a Bezier arc defined by the given points to the internal buffer of vertices.
void CalcSection(
Coord cminus1x, Coord cminus1y, Coord cx, Coord cy,
Coord cplus1x, Coord cplus1y, Coord cplus2x, Coord cplus2y
)

Add a Bezier arc to the internal buffer of vertices based on a series of four B-spline control points, the one before and the two after (cx, cy).

FILLPOLYGONOBJPUBLICOPERATIONS

FillPolygonObj(Coord* = nil, Coord* = nil, int = 0)
Create a new FillPolygonObj, optionally specifying its vertices. Ifvertices are supplied, then the constructor uses Normalize (described below) to store a normalized set of vertices in the FillPolygonObj's _normx, _normy, and _normCount public members. FillPolygonObj is a subclass of MultiLineObj; thus it stores the constructor arguments in its _x, _y, and _count public members.
virtual ~FillPolygonObj()
The destructor deletes the _normx and _normy arrays.
boolean Contains(PointObj&)
boolean Intersects(BoxObj&)
boolean Intersects(LineObj&)
Return whether this contains the given point and intersects the given box or line, respectively.

FILLPOLYGONOBJPROTECTEDOPERATIONS

void Normalize()
Copy the vertices defined by _x, _y, and _count into _normx, _normy, and _normCount such that (_normx[0], _normy[0]) is the lower-leftmost vertex and there are no redundant vertices.

EXTENTPUBLICOPERATIONS

Extent(
float left = 0, float bottom = 0,
float cx = 0, float cy = 0, float tol = 0
)
Extent(Extent&)
Construct a new Extent, optionally supplying its parameters explicitlyor providing a existing Extent to copy. The parameters are stored in the Extent's _left, _bottom, _cx, _cy, and _tol public members.
boolean Undefined()
Return whether the extent is undefined, that is, if (_left, _bottom) and (_cx, _cy) are the same point.
boolean Within(Extent&)
Return true if the given extent circumscribes this. Within will also return true if the extents are identical.
void Merge(Extent&)
Enlarge this extent to subsume area of the given extent.

SEEALSO

Graphic(3U)
2 February 1991 Unidraw