Module: RGeo::Feature::Polygon
 Extended by:
 Type
 Includes:
 Surface
 Included in:
 Cartesian::PolygonImpl, Geographic::ProjectedPolygonImpl, Geographic::SphericalPolygonImpl
 Defined in:
 lib/rgeo/feature/polygon.rb
Overview
SFS 1.1 Description
A Polygon is a planar Surface defined by 1 exterior boundary and 0 or more interior boundaries. Each interior boundary defines a hole in the Polygon.
The assertions for Polygons (the rules that define valid Polygons) are as follows:
(a) Polygons are topologically closed;
(b) The boundary of a Polygon consists of a set of LinearRings that make up its exterior and interior boundaries;
(c) No two Rings in the boundary cross and the Rings in the boundary of a Polygon may intersect at a Point but only as a tangent;
(d) A Polygon may not have cut lines, spikes or punctures;
(e) The interior of every Polygon is a connected point set;
(f) The exterior of a Polygon with 1 or more holes is not connected. Each hole defines a connected component of the exterior.
In the above assertions, interior, closure and exterior have the standard topological definitions. The combination of (a) and (c) make a Polygon a regular closed Point set.
Polygons are simple geometric objects.
Notes
Polygon is defined as a module and is provided primarily for the sake of documentation. Implementations need not necessarily include this module itself. Therefore, you should not depend on the kind_of? method to check type. Instead, use the provided check_type class method (or === operator) defined in the Type module.
Constant Summary
Constants included from Type
Instance Method Summary (collapse)

 (Object) exterior_ring
SFS 1.1 Description.

 (Object) interior_ring_n(n_)
SFS 1.1 Description.

 (Object) interior_rings
Returns the interior rings as a (possibly empty) array of objects that support the LinearRing interface.

 (Object) num_interior_rings
SFS 1.1 Description.
Methods included from Type
_add_subtype, check_type, each_immediate_subtype, extended, subtype_of?, supertype, type_name
Methods included from Surface
#area, #centroid, #point_on_surface
Methods included from Geometry
#*, #+, #, #==, #as_binary, #as_text, #boundary, #buffer, #contains?, #convex_hull, #crosses?, #difference, #dimension, #disjoint?, #distance, #envelope, #eql?, #equals?, #factory, #geometry_type, #intersection, #intersects?, #is_empty?, #is_simple?, #overlaps?, #relate, #srid, #sym_difference, #touches?, #union, #within?
Instance Method Details
 (Object) exterior_ring
SFS 1.1 Description
Returns the exterior ring of this Polygon.
Notes
Returns an object that supports the LinearRing interface.
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# File 'lib/rgeo/feature/polygon.rb', line 94 def exterior_ring raise Error::UnsupportedOperation, "Method Polygon#exterior_ring not defined." end 
 (Object) interior_ring_n(n_)
SFS 1.1 Description
Returns the Nth interiorRing for this Polygon as a LineString.
Notes
Returns an object that supports the LinearRing interface, or nil if the given N is out of range. N is zerobased. Does not support negative indexes.
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# File 'lib/rgeo/feature/polygon.rb', line 122 def interior_ring_n(n_) raise Error::UnsupportedOperation, "Method Polygon#interior_ring_n not defined." end 
 (Object) interior_rings
Returns the interior rings as a (possibly empty) array of objects that support the LinearRing interface.
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# File 'lib/rgeo/feature/polygon.rb', line 130 def interior_rings raise Error::UnsupportedOperation, "Method Polygon#interior_rings not defined." end 
 (Object) num_interior_rings
SFS 1.1 Description
Returns the number of interiorRings in this Polygon.
Notes
Returns an integer.
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# File 'lib/rgeo/feature/polygon.rb', line 107 def num_interior_rings raise Error::UnsupportedOperation, "Method Polygon#num_interior_rings not defined." end 