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CurveIsShort Method (Double)
Used to quickly find short curves.

Namespace: Rhino.Geometry
Assembly: RhinoCommon (in RhinoCommon.dll) Version: 5.1.50000.0 (5.0.20693.0)
Syntax
public bool IsShort(
	double tolerance
)

Parameters

tolerance
Type: SystemDouble
Length threshold value for "shortness".

Return Value

Type: Boolean
true if the length of the curve is <= tolerance.
Remarks
Faster than calling Length() and testing the result.
Examples
using Rhino.DocObjects;

partial class Examples
{
  public static Rhino.Commands.Result DivideByLengthPoints(Rhino.RhinoDoc doc)
  {
    const ObjectType filter = Rhino.DocObjects.ObjectType.Curve; 
    Rhino.DocObjects.ObjRef objref;
    Rhino.Commands.Result rc = Rhino.Input.RhinoGet.GetOneObject("Select curve to divide", false, filter, out objref);
    if (rc != Rhino.Commands.Result.Success || objref == null)
      return rc;

    Rhino.Geometry.Curve crv = objref.Curve();
    if (crv == null || crv.IsShort(Rhino.RhinoMath.ZeroTolerance))
      return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure;

    double crv_length = crv.GetLength();
    string s = string.Format("Curve length is {0:f3}. Segment length", crv_length);

    double seg_length = crv_length / 2.0;
    rc = Rhino.Input.RhinoGet.GetNumber(s, false, ref seg_length, 0, crv_length);
    if (rc != Rhino.Commands.Result.Success)
      return rc;

    Rhino.Geometry.Point3d[] points;
    crv.DivideByLength(seg_length, true, out points);
    if (points == null)
      return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure;

    foreach (Rhino.Geometry.Point3d point in points)
      doc.Objects.AddPoint(point);

    doc.Views.Redraw();
    return Rhino.Commands.Result.Success;
  }
}
import Rhino
import scriptcontext

def DivideByLengthPoints():
    filter = Rhino.DocObjects.ObjectType.Curve
    rc, objref = Rhino.Input.RhinoGet.GetOneObject("Select curve to divide", False, filter)
    if not objref or rc!=Rhino.Commands.Result.Success: return rc

    crv = objref.Curve()
    if not crv or crv.IsShort(Rhino.RhinoMath.ZeroTolerance):
        return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure

    crv_length = crv.GetLength()
    s = "Curve length is {0:.3f}. Segment length".format(crv_length)
    seg_length = crv_length / 2.0
    rc, length = Rhino.Input.RhinoGet.GetNumber(s, False, seg_length, 0, crv_length)
    if rc!=Rhino.Commands.Result.Success: return rc
    t_vals = crv.DivideByLength(length, True)
    if not t_vals:
        return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure

    [scriptcontext.doc.Objects.AddPoint(crv.PointAt(t)) for t in t_vals]
    scriptcontext.doc.Views.Redraw()
    return Rhino.Commands.Result.Success

if __name__=="__main__":
    DivideByLengthPoints()
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