## distance

### Category

Object/View Commands

### Syntax

`distance(oA,oB,vD);`

### Description

vD is set to the distance between objects oA and oB. The formula used for calculating the distance is abs(x1-x2) + abs(y1-y2) where x1,y1 and x2,y2 are the co-ordinates of the center of the baselines
of oA and oB.

If one or more of the objects is not on screen, the distance is 255.

### See also