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SetArrowHeadStyleAtIndex Method (IAnnotation)

Sets the arrow head style of a specific leader on this annotation.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetArrowHeadStyleAtIndex( _
   ByVal Index As Integer, _
   ByVal ArrowHeadStyle As Integer _
) As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAnnotation
Dim Index As Integer
Dim ArrowHeadStyle As Integer
Dim value As Integer
value = instance.SetArrowHeadStyleAtIndex(Index, ArrowHeadStyle)
int SetArrowHeadStyleAtIndex( 
   int Index,
   int ArrowHeadStyle
int SetArrowHeadStyleAtIndex( 
&   int Index,
&   int ArrowHeadStyle


0-based index of leader within this annotation (see Remarks)
Arrowhead style as defined in swArrowStyle_e

Return Value

Return status (see Remarks)


A valid index value is greater than or equal to 0, but less than the number of leaders on this annotation. Use IAnnotation::GetArrowHeadCount to find out how many leaders are on this annotation. An index value of -1 is also valid, and indicates that this arrowhead style should be applied to all leaders on this annotation. If the index value is
invalid, SolidWorks returns a retval of -2.

If smart arrowhead style is enabled on this annotation, then this method cannot change
the arrowhead style of individual leaders, and retval is -3. Use IAnnotation::GetSmartArrowHeadStyle to determine if this flag is enabled or disabled.

The return status of this method can have the following values:

If value equals... Then the arrowhead style was...


Successfully set 


Not set because of an unknown error


Not set because of an invalid index value


Not set because of smart arrowhead styles being enabled


Not set because of an invalid arrowhead style value

If leader display is enabled, then this method changes the visible model. To see those
changes, use IModelDoc2::GraphicsRedraw2 to reddraw the graphics window.

Use IAnnotation::GetArrowHeadStyleAtIndex to get the arrow head style of a specific leader.



See Also

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