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getDistance

Return distance between endpoints of Distance tool

getDistance is not recommended. Use one of the ROI classes instead, described in ROI Creation Overview.

Syntax

dist = getDistance(h)

Description

dist = getDistance(h) returns the distance between the endpoints of the Distance tool, h.

Input Arguments

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Distance tool, specified as an imdistline object.

Output Arguments

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Distance between endpoints, returned as a numeric scalar. The data units of the distance are determined by the XData and YData properties of the underlying image. By default, the distance is measured in pixels.

Introduced before R2006a