geo.regionApproximate(
$region as cts.region,
$threshold as Number,
[$options as String[]]
) as cts.region

Summary

This function returns a simplified approximation of the region,
using the Douglas-Peucker algorithm.

Parameters

$region

A cts region.

$threshold

How close the approximation should be, in the units specified by
the units option.

$options

Options include:

"coordinate-system=value"

Use the given coordinate system. Valid values are
wgs84, wgs84/double, etrs89,
etrs89/double, raw
and raw/double. Defaults to the governing coordinating
system.

"precision=value"

Use the coordinate system at the given precision. Allowed values:
float and double. Defaults to the precision
of the governing coordinate system.

"units=value"

Measure distance, radii of circles, and tolerance in the
specified units. Allowed values: miles (default),
km, feet, meters.

"tolerance=distance"

Tolerance is the largest allowable variation in geometry calculations.
If the distance between two points is less than tolerance, then the two
points are considered equal. For the raw coordinate system, use the units
of the coordinates. For geographic coordinate systems, use the units
specified by the units option. Tolerance must be smaller than
the value of the threhold parameter.

Usage Notes

Tolerance must be smaller than the threshold.

The value of the precision option takes precedence over
that implied by the governing coordinate system name, including the
value of the coordinate-system option. For example, if the
governing coordinate system is "wgs84/double" and the precision
option is "float", then the operation uses single precision.

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