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ICreateDiamDim4 Method (IDrawingDoc)

Creates a non-associative diameter dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ICreateDiamDim4( _
   ByRef P0 As Double, _
   ByRef P1 As Double, _
   ByRef P2 As Double, _
   ByRef P3 As Double, _
   ByRef TextPoint As Double, _
   ByVal Val As Double, _
   ByVal TextHeight As Double _
) As DisplayDimension
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim P0 As Double
Dim P1 As Double
Dim P2 As Double
Dim P3 As Double
Dim TextPoint As Double
Dim Val As Double
Dim TextHeight As Double
Dim value As DisplayDimension
value = instance.ICreateDiamDim4(P0, P1, P2, P3, TextPoint, Val, TextHeight)
DisplayDimension ICreateDiamDim4( 
   ref double P0,
   ref double P1,
   ref double P2,
   ref double P3,
   ref double TextPoint,
   double Val,
   double TextHeight
DisplayDimension^ ICreateDiamDim4( 
&   double% P0,
&   double% P1,
&   double% P2,
&   double% P3,
&   double% TextPoint,
&   double Val,
&   double TextHeight



Pointer to an array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); location of dimension point


Pointer to an array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); nearest point on circle


Pointer to an array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); farthest point on circle diametrically opposite to P1


Pointer to an array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); plane normal


Pointer to an array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); position of text


Dimension value in meters


Text height in meters

Return Value

Pointer to the new IDisplayDimension


SolidWorks creates this type of dimension between the two points you specify. It has no relation to your geometry.


See Also


SolidWorks 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0

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