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GetFractionBase Method (IDisplayDimension)

Gets whether this display dimension is displayed as a decimal value or a fraction.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetFractionBase() As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDisplayDimension
Dim value As Integer
value = instance.GetFractionBase()
int GetFractionBase()
int GetFractionBase(); 

Return Value

Value indicating decimal or fractional display as defined in swFractionDisplay_e


The unit display settings of a display dimension are controlled by a value that SolidWorks stores in one of two places: on the owning document or on the individual display dimension. Use IDisplayDimension::GetUseDocUnits to determine whether this IDisplayDimension uses the document default or a specific value set for this IDisplayDimension.

If this display dimension is using the unit information stored locally on the DisplayDimension, this method returns a value defined in swFractionDisplay_e. If this display dimension uses settings from the document, then this method returns -1.

Use IDisplayDimension::SetUnits to set the units settings of a display dimension.


See Also


SolidWorks 99, datecode 1999207

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