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Get Break Line Data Example (C#)

This example shows how to get information on all break lines in a view.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Create or open a drawing with one or more views that contain
//    one or more break lines.
// 2. Open an Immediate Window.
// Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace GetBreakline_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

DrawingDoc Draw;
View swActiveView;
int Size;
int Breaks;
object info;
Double[] infoArray;

public void Main()
            Draw = (
long count = 0;
            count = Draw.GetViewCount();
Debug.Print("There are " + count + " views in this drawing including the sheet view.");
long i = 0;
long j = 0;
            swActiveView = (
// get the sheet
            swActiveView = (View)swActiveView.GetNextView();
// get the first view
            for (i = 0; i <= count - 2; i++)
Debug.Print("View " + (i + 1));
                Breaks = swActiveView.GetBreakLineCount2(
out Size);
Debug.Print("   Number of breaks is " + Breaks);
Debug.Print("   Size of break line data array is " + Size);

if (!(Breaks == 0))
                    info = swActiveView.GetBreakLineInfo2();
                    infoArray = (
// Break line information
                    Debug.Print("   First break line:");
Debug.Print("     Break line style: " + infoArray[0]);
Debug.Print("     Break line color: " + infoArray[1]);
Debug.Print("     Break line linetype: " + infoArray[2]);
Debug.Print("     Break line linestyleindex: " + infoArray[3]);
Debug.Print("     Break line lineweight: " + infoArray[4]);
Debug.Print("     Break line layerid: " + infoArray[5]);
Debug.Print("     Break line layerOverride: " + infoArray[6]);
Debug.Print("     Number of line segments in this break line: " + infoArray[7]);
Debug.Print("     Number of arcs in this break line: " + infoArray[8]);

// Start and end point data for all segments in this break line
                    // and data for other break lines in this view
Debug.Print("     Start and end point data for the break line above");
Debug.Print("     and data for other break lines in this view:");

for (j = 9; j <= Size - 1; j++)
Debug.Print("      " + infoArray[j]);

                swActiveView = (


public SldWorks swApp;


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