com.esri.arcgis.geometry
Interface ILinearUnit

All Superinterfaces:
ISpatialReferenceInfo, IUnit, Serializable
All Known Implementing Classes:
LinearUnit

public interface ILinearUnit
extends IUnit, Serializable

Provides access to members that control the properties of the linear unit.

Description

Represents the linear unit of measure for a projected coordinate system. The linear unit conversion factor is always defined as meters per unit.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux


Method Summary
 double getMetersPerUnit()
          The meters per unit for a coordinate system.
 
Methods inherited from interface com.esri.arcgis.geometry.IUnit
getConversionFactor
 
Methods inherited from interface com.esri.arcgis.geometry.ISpatialReferenceInfo
getAbbreviation, getAlias, getFactoryCode, getName, getRemarks
 

Method Detail

getMetersPerUnit

double getMetersPerUnit()
                        throws IOException,
                               AutomationException
The meters per unit for a coordinate system.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
The metersPerUnit
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.