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LineDistanceToPoint Method

Calculate Euclidean distance between a point and a line.

Namespace:  Accord.Math.Geometry
Assembly:  Accord.Math (in Accord.Math.dll) Version: 3.8.0
public float DistanceToPoint(
	Point point
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Type: AccordPoint
The point to calculate distance to.

Return Value

Type: Single
Returns the Euclidean distance between this line and the specified point. Unlike DistanceToPoint(Point), this returns the distance from the infinite line. (0,0) is 0 units from the line defined by (0,5) and (0,8), but is 5 units from the segment with those endpoints.
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