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Vector3dMultiply Operator (Vector3d, Vector3d)

Multiplies two vectors together, returning the dot product (or inner product). This differs from the cross product.

Namespace:  Rhino.Geometry
Assembly:  RhinoCommon (in RhinoCommon.dll)
public static double operator *(
	Vector3d vector1,
	Vector3d vector2


Type: Rhino.GeometryVector3d
A vector.
Type: Rhino.GeometryVector3d
A second vector.

Return Value

Type: Double
A value that results from the evaluation of v1.X*v2.X + v1.Y*v2.Y + v1.Z*v2.Z.

This value equals v1.Length * v2.Length * cos(alpha), where alpha is the angle between vectors.

Version Information

Rhino for Mac

Supported in: 5.4

Rhino for Windows

Supported in: 6.8
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