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GetViewDIB Method (IModelView)

Gets an image of the document as it looks in Normal view or in the print preview.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetViewDIB() As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelView
Dim value As Integer
value = instance.GetViewDIB()
int GetViewDIB()
int GetViewDIB(); 

Return Value

Pointer to DIBSECTION for image



If your application must be x64 compatible, then use IModelView::GetViewDIBx64.

The image type and resolution can be controlled interactively under TIFF export options.

If TIFF export is set to screen, then the output from this method is based on the current screen resolution. If its set to print, then the output is based on the dpi specified in the TIFF options dialog.

The memory for the image bits ( DIBSECTION.dsBm.bmBits) and this structure are allocated by the SolidWorks application and must be deleted by the caller. For more information, see the description of Bitmap structures and DIBSECTION in Microsoft Help.


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