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Re: Question Getting UserDetectorConstruction Instance (Michael Rinaldi)
Date: 02 Dec, 2010
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

Hi Mike

> G4RunManager *runManager = G4RunManager::GetRunManager(); const
> G4VUserDetectorConstruction* myDet =
> runManager->GetUserDetectorConstruction();
> 
> But this does not return my object since some of the methods in my
> Detectorconstruction object were not defined.

try this:

const MyDetectorConstruction* myDet =

(const MyDetectorConstruction*) (G4RunManager::GetRunManager()->GetUserDetectorConstruction());

or put after your code:

const MyDetectorConstruction* myDetector = dynamic_cast<const MyDetectorConstruction *>(myDet);

and now use the pointer to your derived class - myDetector; e.g. your myDet is a pointer to the base class and hence can only invoke base class methods. Indeed, a C++ question.

Peter

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