distanceSqr
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Description
 Description:
 Computes the squared distance between two objects or positions. This command is faster than distance by saving a square root operation, useful for masschecking distance without the need of the distance value itself.
 Groups:
 Math  Geometry
Syntax
 Syntax:
 var1 distanceSqr var2
 Parameters:
 var1: Object or Position
 var2: Object or Position
 Return Value:
 Number  distance in meters or 1e10 if distance cannot be calculated
Alternative Syntax
 Syntax:
 a distanceSqr b
 Parameters:
 a: Number
 b: Number
 Return Value:
 Number  distance c calculated as c = a * a + b * b
Examples
 Example 1:
 Example 2:
 private _distance = sqrt ((x2  x1) ^ 2 + (y2  y1) ^ 2 + (z2  z1) ^ 2); private _distanceSqr = (x2  x1) ^ 2 + (y2  y1) ^ 2 + (z2  z1) ^ 2; _distance = [x1, y1, z1] distance [x2, y2, z2]; _distanceSqr = [x1, y1, z1] distanceSqr [x2, y2, z2]; _distance = sqrt ([x1, y1, z1] distanceSqr [x2, y2, z2]); _distanceSqr = ([x1, y1, z1] distance [x2, y2, z2]) ^ 2;
Additional Information
 See also:
 distance vectorDistanceSqr distance2D
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