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SurfaceTryGetCylinder Method (Cylinder, Double)

Tests a surface to see if it is a portion of a cylinder and return the infinite cylinder.

Namespace:  Rhino.Geometry
Assembly:  RhinoCommon (in RhinoCommon.dll)
Since: 5.0
public bool TryGetCylinder(
	out Cylinder cylinder,
	double tolerance


Type: Rhino.GeometryCylinder
On success, the cylinder parameters are filled in.
Type: SystemDouble
tolerance to use when checking.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
true if the surface is a portion of a cylinder.
If successful, an infinite cylinder is returned. When a surface has a cylindrical shape, even if its ends are not circles on the cylinder, it returns the axis and radius. You can detect infinite cylinders using Cylinder.IsFinite.
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