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System Options > Sketch

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

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

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

Setting

Get/Set Methods

Return Value
or
<OnFlag>

Comment

Use fully defined sketches

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swFullyConstrainedSketchMode)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether sketches must be fully defined to create features

Display arc centerpoints in part/assembly sketches

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayArcCenterPoints)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display arc center points in part and assembly sketches

Display entity points in part/assembly sketches

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayEntityPoints)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display endpoints of sketch entities as filled circles in part and assembly sketches

Prompt to close sketch

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchPromptToCloseSketch)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display a dialog when creating open-profile sketch and extruding sketch to create boss feature

Create sketch on new part

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchCreateSketchOnNewPart)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to open new part with active sketch on the Front Plane

Override dimensions on  drag/move

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchOverrideDimensionsOnDrag)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to override dimensions when dragging or moving sketch entities

Display plane when shaded

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchDisplayPlaneWhenShaded)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display plane when editing sketch in Shaded With Edges or Shaded mode

Display virtual sharps

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayVirtualSharps)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to create sketch point at the virtual intersection point of two sketch entities

Line length measured between virtual sharps in 3d

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchLineLengthVirtualSharp3d)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchLineLengthVirtualSharp3d, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to measure line length between virtual sharps in 3D

Enable spline tangency and curvature handles

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayAllSplineHandles)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display spline handles

Show spline control polygon by default

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchShowSplineControlPolygon)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to show spline control polygon by default

Ghost image on drag

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchShadowDrag)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to turn off ghost image on drag

Show curvature comb bounding curve

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchShowSplineOuterComb)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to show  the outer spline comb

Enable on screen numeric input on entity creation

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchAcceptNumericInput)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to enable on-screen numeric input on entity creation

Over defining dimensions - Prompt to set driven state

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchOverdefiningDimsPromptToSetState)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display dialog when adding over-defining dimension to sketch

Over defining dimensions - Set driven by default

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchOverdefiningDimsSetDrivenByDefault)

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

Boolean value

Specifies whether to set dimension to be driven by default when adding an over-defining dimension to sketch

 

Obsolete Enumerators

Enumerator

Comment

swSketchAlternateSplineCreation

Obsolete

 



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