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SetCameraByName Method (IModelView)

Sets the model view to that of the specified camera, if in camera view mode.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetCameraByName( _
   ByVal Name As String _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelView
Dim Name As String
Dim value As Boolean
value = instance.SetCameraByName(Name)
bool SetCameraByName( 
   string Name
bool SetCameraByName( 
&   String^ Name



Feature name of the camera to use to set the model view, if in camera view mode

Return Value

True if the camera is set, false if not



If you specify ...


A nonexistent camera when another camera view is active

Return value is false and the other camera view remains active

An empty string when another camera view is active

Return value is True and the camera view is turned off for this model view


See Also


SolidWorks 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0

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