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Re: Question GetReplicaNo(): Point outside voxels! *** Fatal Error In Argument (Gianfranco Gargano)
Re: Feedback Re: GetReplicaNo(): Point outside voxels! *** Fatal Error In Argument (Pedro Arce)
Date: 07 Apr, 2011
From: Gianfranco Gargano <Gianfranco Gargano>

On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 18:35:39 GMT, Pedro Arce wrote:
> The error message can be due that we are very strict in checking that
> the point is inside the phantom and there can be precision problems. You
> can check it by printing the difference between the local point and your
> phantom container dimensions, for example:
> 
> G4Box* container = (G4Box*)(fContainerSolid);
> 
> G4cout << localPoint.z() - container->GetZHalfLength();
> 
> If this is your case, you may replace the error by a warning:
> 
>                 JustWarning, "Point outside voxels!");
>     //                FatalErrorInArgument, "Point outside voxels!");
> 
> Pedro
> 

I'm a bit confused... why Geant gave this error? It's my fault? It's a Geant bug? And if I modify that part of Geant code which consequence could this have on rest of the simulation? Do you know where I can find some documentation about kCarTolerance parameters?

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