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IGetUserPoints Method (ISketchBlockDefinition)

Gets information about all of the user points in this block definition.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetUserPoints( _
   ByVal ArraySize As Integer _
) As Double
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISketchBlockDefinition
Dim ArraySize As Integer
Dim value As Double
value = instance.IGetUserPoints(ArraySize)
double IGetUserPoints( 
   int ArraySize
double IGetUserPoints( 
&   int ArraySize


Number of user points

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of doubles (see Remarks)
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported
  • See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.


    Call ISketchBlockDefinition::GetUserPointsCount before calling this method to get the value for ArraySize.


    The return value is an array of doubles with this format:

    [ Color, Line Font, Line Width, Layer ID, Layer Override, ptLoc[3] ]


    • Color = COLORREF returned as an integer. Return value could be 0 or -1 for default color.

    • Line Font = line style. Valid line styles can be found in the swLineStyles_e enumeration.

    • Line Width = integer value defining the line width. Valid width values can be found in the swLineWeights_e enumeration.

    • Layer ID = integer value indicating which layer holds this entity. The ILayer object can be obtained by passing this integer value to ILayerMgr::GetLayerById or ILayerMgr::IGetLayerById.

    • Layer Override = integer with bit flags set to determine which properties, if any, have been overridden with respect to the Layer default properties. If the bit value is set, then the specific property or properties have been overridden. The bit indicators are: color = 0x1, style = 0x2, and width = 0x4. Therefore, if LayerOverride was returned as 3, you know the color and style have been specifically set for this item and may not match the default values associated with this item's layer.

    • ptLoc[3] = an array of doubles (x, y, z) describing the point location

    This set of data repeats for each user point in the sketch. The size of the array is (NumPts * 8).


    See Also


    SolidWorks 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15.0

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