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Find transform to make solid bodies just touch

Question asked by Brad Phelan on Mar 4, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 7, 2016 by Brad Phelan

If I have two solid bodies

 

IBody2 body0;

IBody2 body1;

 

and a vector for a direction

 

IMathVector direction;

 

How can I find the distance I have to move body1 along direction so that body1 and body2 are just touching.

 

 

Maybe there is an API function that returns the minimum distance between two bodies and I can use this to write a solver??

 

The use case is to try and mate a tool body against a surface by move the tool along a specific machine direction.

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