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GetExtent Method (IBomTable)

Gets the lower-left and upper-right extents of the BOM on the drawing sheet.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetExtent() As Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBomTable
Dim value As Object
value = instance.GetExtent()
object GetExtent()
Object^ GetExtent(); 

Return Value

Array of doubles (see Remarks)


SolidWorks returns the values in meters with respect to drawing sheet space.

The return value is the following array of doubles:

[ lowerLeftPt[3], upperRightPt[3] ]


  • lowerLeftPt[3] is an array of 3 doubles describing the X,Y,Z location for the lower-left corner of the BOM
  • upperRightPt[3] is an array of 3 doubles describing the X,Y,Z location for the upper-right corner of the BOM

Before you use any of the IBomTable methods, activate the BOM table using IBomTable::Attach3. After you finish getting BOM data, use IBomTable::Detach to deactivate the table.


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