Welcome to the Harris Geospatial product documentation center. Here you will find reference guides, help documents, and product libraries.


  >  Docs Center  >  Libraries  >  Salvaggio  >  POINT_IN_POLYGON

POINT_IN_POLYGON

POINT_IN_POLYGON

Name


    POINT_IN_POLYGON

Purpose


    This function will determine whether the supplied point is contained
    within the supplied general polygon

Category


    Graphics.

Calling Sequence


    Result = POINT_IN_POLYGON( point, polygon )

Inputs


    point
      A vector containing the (x,y) coordinates for the point being checked
    polygon
      A structure describing the polygon that contains the following tags
          NV number of vertices in the polygon
          V 2xNV array containing the indivudual vertices of the polygon

Keyword Parameters


    None
   

Result


    A boolean status flag indicating whether the provided point is contained
    within the polygonal boundary specified; 1 indicates the point is contained
    in the boundary, 0 indicates it does not.

Side Effects


    None

Requires


    None

Modification History


    Written by: Carl Salvaggio
    October, 2003 Original code
    May, 2004 Fixed bug when polygon data was not a floating
                      point data type
 

Disclaimer


    This source code is provided "as is" and without warranties as to performance
    or merchantability. The author and/or distributors of this source code may
    have made statements about this source code. Any such statements do not
    constitute warranties and shall not be relied on by the user in deciding
    whether to use this source code.
    This source code is provided without any express or implied warranties
    whatsoever. Because of the diversity of conditions and hardware under which
    this source code may be used, no warranty of fitness for a particular purpose
    is offered. The user is advised to test the source code thoroughly before
    relying on it. The user must assume the entire risk of using the source code.



© 2018 Harris Geospatial Solutions, Inc. |  Legal
My Account    |    Store    |    Contact Us