# chemcoord.Cartesian.get_shortest_distance¶

Cartesian.get_shortest_distance(other)

Calculate the shortest distance between self and other

Parameters: Cartesian – other Returns a tuple i, j, d with the following meaning:i: The index on self that minimises the pairwise distance. j: The index on other that minimises the pairwise distance. d: The distance between self and other. (float) tuple