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Perimeter of polyshape



P = perimeter(polyin) returns the perimeter of a polyshape object, which is the sum of the lengths of its boundaries.

P = perimeter(polyin,I) returns the perimeter of the Ith boundary of polyin.

This syntax is only supported when polyin is a scalar polyshape object.


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Create a polygon with one hole, and compute its perimeter.

V = [0 0; 0 2; 2 2; 2 0; NaN NaN; 0.5 0.5; 0.5 1.5; 1.5 1.5; 1.5 0.5];
polyin = polyshape(V);
axis equal

P = perimeter(polyin)
P = 12

Input Arguments

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Input polyshape, specified as a scalar, vector, matrix, or multidimensional array.

Data Types: polyshape

Boundary index, specified as a scalar integer or vector of integers. Each element of I corresponds to a single boundary of the input polyshape.

Data Types: double | single | int8 | int16 | int32 | int64 | uint8 | uint16 | uint32 | uint64

Extended Capabilities

Version History

Introduced in R2017b

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