com.esri.arcgis.geometry
Interface IDatum

All Superinterfaces:
ISpatialReferenceInfo, Serializable
All Known Implementing Classes:
Datum

public interface IDatum
extends ISpatialReferenceInfo, Serializable

Provides access to members that control the properties of all horizontal datums.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux


Method Summary
 ISpheroid getSpheroid()
          The spheroid of this horizontal datum.
 
Methods inherited from interface com.esri.arcgis.geometry.ISpatialReferenceInfo
getAbbreviation, getAlias, getFactoryCode, getName, getRemarks
 

Method Detail

getSpheroid

ISpheroid getSpheroid()
                      throws IOException,
                             AutomationException
The spheroid of this horizontal datum.

Description

Returns the spheroid upon which the datum is based.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
A reference to a com.esri.arcgis.geometry.ISpheroid
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.