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CLGeocoder.Distance

Returns the distance (in meters) of the two locations.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CLGeocoder 6.1 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No

MBS( "CLGeocoder.Distance"; latitude1; longitude1; latitude2; longitude2 )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
latitude1 The latitude value for the geo coordinate. 51.50939
longitude1 The latitude value for the geo coordinate. -0.11832
latitude2 The latitude value for the geo coordinate. 52.518611
longitude2 The latitude value for the geo coordinate. 13.408333

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Returns the distance (in meters) of the two locations.
This method measures the distance between the two locations by tracing a line between them that follows the curvature of the Earth. The resulting arc is a smooth curve and does not take into account specific altitude changes between the two locations.

Examples

Returns distance between London and Berlin:

MBS( "CLGeocoder.Distance"; 51.50939; -0.11832; 52.518611; 13.408333)

See also

Example Databases


CLGeocoder.Close   -   CLGeocoder.Done

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Links
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