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GetUseDocTextFormat Method (IAnnotation)

Gets whether SolidWorks is currently using the document default text format setting for this annotation.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetUseDocTextFormat( _
   ByVal Index As Integer _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAnnotation
Dim Index As Integer
Dim value As Boolean
 
value = instance.GetUseDocTextFormat(Index)
C# 
bool GetUseDocTextFormat( 
   int Index
)
C++/CLI 
bool GetUseDocTextFormat( 
&   int Index
) 

Parameters

Index
Number indicating which text within this annotation to check (see Remarks)

Return Value

True if the setting is a document default setting, false if not

Remarks

The behavior of this method differs slightly depending on the type of annotation.

  • Weld, Datum Target, Datum Feature, and Surface Finish Symbols

    These symbols always use the document default setting for dimension text format of the text objects within the symbol. Therefore, this method always returns True for these annotation types. The index argument is not used and should be set to 0.
  • Geometric Tolerance Symbols, Display Dimensions, and Simple Notes

    These symbols can use the document default setting to display all of the text objects within the symbol (dimension text setting for the geometric tolerance symbols and display dimensions, or note text setting for notes), in which case this method returns True. They can also use a local format, in which case this method returns false. The index argument is not used and should be set to 0.
  • Blocks and Compound Notes

    These symbols can contain several different pieces of text, each individually using the document default setting for notes or a local format. The index argument identifies the text. The index value is 0-based. If the index value is invalid, this method returns True. To get the number of text or text format objects, use IAnnotation::GetTextFormatCount.

To get the text format object for this annotation, use IAnnotation::GetTextFormat, IAnnotation::IGetTextFormat, IAnnotation::SetTextFormat, or IAnnotation::ISetTextFormat.

 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0


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