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CreateLayer Method (IDrawingDoc)

Creates a layer for this document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateLayer( _
   ByVal Layername As String, _
   ByVal LayerDesc As String, _
   ByVal LayerColor As Integer, _
   ByVal LayerStyle As Integer, _
   ByVal LayerWidth As Integer, _
   ByVal BOn As Boolean _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim Layername As String
Dim LayerDesc As String
Dim LayerColor As Integer
Dim LayerStyle As Integer
Dim LayerWidth As Integer
Dim BOn As Boolean
Dim value As Boolean
 
value = instance.CreateLayer(Layername, LayerDesc, LayerColor, LayerStyle, LayerWidth, BOn)
C# 
bool CreateLayer( 
   string Layername,
   string LayerDesc,
   int LayerColor,
   int LayerStyle,
   int LayerWidth,
   bool BOn
)
C++/CLI 
bool CreateLayer( 
&   String^ Layername,
&   String^ LayerDesc,
&   int LayerColor,
&   int LayerStyle,
&   int LayerWidth,
&   bool BOn
) 

Parameters

Layername

Layer name (see Remarks)

LayerDesc

Description for the new layer

LayerColor

COLORREF value specifying the color of items in this layer

LayerStyle

Line style as defined in swLineStyles_e

LayerWidth

Line width as defined in swLineWeights_e

BOn
True makes this layer visible, false makes it invisible

Return Value

True if the layer was created successfully, false if not

Example

Remarks

If this layer is not visible, then SolidWorks does not display entities on the layer.

Do not use the backslash (/) or at sign (@) symbols in LayerName.

 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 99, datecode 1999207


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