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Layer Property (IAnnotation)

Gets or sets the layer used by this annotation. Layers are supported only in SolidWorks
drawings.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Layer As String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAnnotation
Dim value As String
 
instance.Layer = value
 
value = instance.Layer
C# 
string Layer {get; set;}
C++/CLI 
property String^ Layer {
   String^ get();
   void set (String^ value);
}

Return Value

Name of the layer used for this annotation

Example

Remarks

In Drawing documents, annotations can be created on a specific layer. This property allows you to get or set the layer used by this annotation. You can also set an annotation to not be on any layer by specifying "" for theLayer.


NOTE: The return value might be an empty string because an old document might not contain layers. This also occurs if annotations have been generated in a new document that does not have layers defined.

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 99, datecode 1999207


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