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DeleteAllCosmeticThreads Method (IDrawingDoc)

Deletes all cosmetic threads, which do not have callouts, in a drawing of an assembly only.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub DeleteAllCosmeticThreads() 
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
void DeleteAllCosmeticThreads()
void DeleteAllCosmeticThreads(); 





' Preconditions: Drawing of an assembly with

' cosmetic threads is active.


' Postconditions: Cosmetic threads without callouts

' are deleted.



Option Explicit On


Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System


Partial Class SolidWorksMacro


Public Sub main()


Dim swDrawingDoc As DrawingDoc

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

Dim boolstatus As Boolean


swDrawingDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc


swModel = swDrawingDoc

boolstatus = swModel.ForceRebuild3(False)

End Sub


''' <summary>

''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

''' </summary>

Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class


This method only deletes cosmetic threads in a drawing of an assembly; this method does not delete cosmetic threads in a drawing of a part.

By default, cosmetic threads are not imported into an drawing of an assembly for performance reasons, but are imported into a drawing of part and belong to the features in the part; thus, they cannot be deleted using this method.

This method also does not delete any cosmetic threads with callouts in a drawing of an assembly.


See Also


SolidWorks 2009 SP2, Revision Number 17.2

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