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Geometry.GetArea Method (Double, ToleranceType)

Gets the area, within the specified error of tolerance, of the filled region of this Geometry object.

Namespace: System.Windows.Media
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)

public virtual double GetArea (
	double tolerance,
	ToleranceType type
public double GetArea (
	double tolerance, 
	ToleranceType type
public function GetArea (
	tolerance : double, 
	type : ToleranceType
) : double
You cannot use methods in XAML.



The maximum bounds on the distance between points in the polygonal approximation of the geometry. Smaller values produce more accurate results but cause slower execution. If tolerance is less than 10-6, 10-6 is used instead.


One of the enumeration values, Absolute or Relative, that specifies whether the tolerance factor is an absolute value or relative to the area of this geometry.

Return Value

The area of the filled region of this geometry.

Some Geometry methods (such as GetArea) produce or use a polygonal approximation of the geometry. The tolerance factor specifies the maximum distance between points in this polygonal approximation. Smaller tolerance values produce better approximations, but require more processing than an approximation with a large tolerance factor.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0