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System Options - Display/Selection

This topic contains two tables. The information in the table:

  • appearing immediately after the screen capture of the System Options - Display/Selection dialog corresponds to the settings on that dialog.

  • titled Obsolete Enumerators contains enumerators that previously appeared on the System Options - Display/Selection dialog, but are now obsolete and no longer appear on that dialog.

Setting

Get/Set Methods

Return Value
or
<Value>
or
<OnFlag>

Comment

Hidden edges displayed as - Solid

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay, swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplaySolid)

swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplaySolid

 

Hidden edges displayed as - Dashed

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay, swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplayDashed)

swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplayDashed

 

Selection of hidden edges - Allow selection in wireframe and HLV modes

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeSelectionInWireframe)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeSelectionInWireframe, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to allow selection of hidden edges or vertices in Wireframe and Hidden Lines Visible modes

Selection of hidden edges - Allow selection in HLR and shaded modes

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeSelectionInHLR)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeSelectionInHLR, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to allow selection of hidden edges or vertices in Wireframe and Hidden Lines Visible modes

Part/Assembly tangent edge display - As visible

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay, swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayVisible)

swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayVisible

 

Part/Assembly tangent edge display - As phantom

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay, swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayPhantom)

swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayPhantom

 

Part/Assembly tangent edge display - Removed

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e, swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayRemoved)

swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayRemoved

 

Edge display in shaded with edges mode - HLR

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay, swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayHLR)

swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayHLR

 

Edge display in shaded with edges mode - Wireframe

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay, swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayWireframe)

swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayWireframe)

 

Assembly transparency for in context edit - <selection box>

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparencyType)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparencyType, swInContextEditTransparencyType_e.<Value>)

See swInContextEditTransparencyType_e for valid options

 

Assembly transparency for in context edit - <slider>

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparency)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparency, <Value>)

Integer value between 0 and 100 indicating transparency

 

Highlight all edges of features selected in graphics view

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHighlightFeatureEdges)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHighlightFeatureEdges, <OnFlag>)  

Boolean value

Specifies whether all edges on selected feature are highlighted when feature selected

Dynamic highlight from graphics view

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDynamicHighlight)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDynamicHighlight, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to highlight edges, faces, vertices, dimensions, annotations, and so on, in the graphics area when pointer moves across them

Show open edges of surfaces in different color

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesOpenEdgesDifferentColor)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesOpenEdgesDifferentColor, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to differentiate between open edges of surface and any tangent edges or silhouette

Anti-alias edges/sketches

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesAntiAlias)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesAntiAlias, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to smooth out jagged edges in Shaded With Edges, Wireframe, Hidden Lines Removed, and Hidden Lines Visible modes

Display shaded planes

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDisplayShadedPlanes)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDisplayShadedPlanes, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display transparent shaded planes with a wireframe edge that have different front and back colors

Enable selection through transparency

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayEnableSelectionThroughTransparency)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayEnableSelectionThroughTransparency, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to enable selection of opaque objects behind transparent objects in graphics area or selection of nearest object regardless of transparency

Display reference triad

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayReferenceTriad

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayReferenceTriad, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display reference triad

Display scrollbars in graphics view

See Comment

See Comment

Not currently available in SolidWorks API

Display dimensions flat to screen

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayDimensionsFlatToScreen)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayDimensionsFlatToScreen, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display dimensions flat to screen

Display notes flat to screen

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayNotesFlatToScreen)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayNotesFlatToScreen, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display notes flat to screen

Projection type for four view viewport

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swFourViewportProjectionType)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swFourViewportProjectionType, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value:

  • True = Third Angle

  • False = First Angle

Specifies projection type of model or drawing in four viewports

 

Obsolete Enumerators

Enumerator

Comment

swEdgesHighQualityDisplay

Obsolete

swEdgesRepaintAfterSelectionInHLR

Obsolete

 



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