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◆ lwpoly_area()

double lwpoly_area ( const LWPOLY poly)

Find the area of the outer ring - sum (area of inner rings).

Definition at line 434 of file lwpoly.c.

References lwerror(), POINTARRAY::npoints, LWPOLY::nrings, ptarray_signed_area(), and LWPOLY::rings.

Referenced by lwcurvepoly_area(), lwgeom_area(), lwmpoly_to_points(), and lwpoly_to_points().

435 {
436  double poly_area = 0.0;
437  uint32_t i;
438 
439  if ( ! poly )
440  lwerror("lwpoly_area called with null polygon pointer!");
441 
442  for ( i=0; i < poly->nrings; i++ )
443  {
444  POINTARRAY *ring = poly->rings[i];
445  double ringarea = 0.0;
446 
447  /* Empty or messed-up ring. */
448  if ( ring->npoints < 3 )
449  continue;
450 
451  ringarea = fabs(ptarray_signed_area(ring));
452  if ( i == 0 ) /* Outer ring, positive area! */
453  poly_area += ringarea;
454  else /* Inner ring, negative area! */
455  poly_area -= ringarea;
456  }
457 
458  return poly_area;
459 }
double ptarray_signed_area(const POINTARRAY *pa)
Returns the area in cartesian units.
Definition: ptarray.c:984
uint32_t nrings
Definition: liblwgeom.h:457
unsigned int uint32_t
Definition: uthash.h:78
POINTARRAY ** rings
Definition: liblwgeom.h:459
void lwerror(const char *fmt,...)
Write a notice out to the error handler.
Definition: lwutil.c:190
uint32_t npoints
Definition: liblwgeom.h:373
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