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Scale2 Property (IDisplayDimension)

Gets or sets the scale value that is applied to the dimension value of this non-associative distance dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Scale2 As Double
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDisplayDimension
Dim value As Double
instance.Scale2 = value
value = instance.Scale2
double Scale2 {get; set;}
property double Scale2 {
   double get();
   void set (double value);

Return Value

Scale applied to the dimension value


This scale value applies only to non-associative distance dimensions, such as those created using IDrawingDoc::CreateLinearDim4 or IDrawingDoc::CreateDiamDim4. For these dimensions, SolidWorks multiplies the actual dimension measurement by this scale value to get the dimension value that is displayed on the screen. For any other types of dimensions (such as associative dimensions or angular measurement dimensions), setting the scale factor has no effect and getting the scale factor will always return 1.

The scale value must be greater than 0. This has no effect in the OLE interface, and returns S_false in the COM interface.

After using this property, use IModelDoc2::GraphicsRedraw2 to redraw the graphics window to see your changes.

See Also


SolidWorks 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0

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