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BrepCreateShell Method

Creates a hollowed out shell from a solid Brep. Function only operates on simple, solid, manifold Breps.

Namespace:  Rhino.Geometry
Assembly:  RhinoCommon (in RhinoCommon.dll)
Syntax
public static Brep[] CreateShell(
	Brep brep,
	IEnumerable<int> facesToRemove,
	double distance,
	double tolerance
)

Parameters

brep
Type: Rhino.GeometryBrep
The solid Brep to shell.
facesToRemove
Type: System.Collections.GenericIEnumerableInt32
The indices of the Brep faces to remove. These surfaces are removed and the remainder is offset inward, using the outer parts of the removed surfaces to join the inner and outer parts.
distance
Type: SystemDouble
The distance, or thickness, for the shell. This is a signed distance value with respect to face normals and flipped faces.
tolerance
Type: SystemDouble
The offset tolerane. When in doubt, use the document's absolute tolerance.

Return Value

Type: Brep
An array of Brep results or null on failure.
Version Information

Rhino for Mac

Supported in: 5.4

Rhino for Windows

Supported in: 6.0
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