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GetCurrentLayer Method (ILayerMgr)

Gets the name of the current (active) layer in this drawing document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetCurrentLayer() As String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ILayerMgr
Dim value As String
value = instance.GetCurrentLayer()
string GetCurrentLayer()
String^ GetCurrentLayer(); 

Return Value

Name of the active layer



If an empty string is returned, then there is no active layer and -None- is displayed in the Layer toolbar.

To access information about a layer, get the ILayer object by passing the layer name to ILayerMgr::GetLayer.

To change the currently active layer, use ILayerMgr::SetCurrentLayer.


See Also


SolidWorks 99, datecode 1999207

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