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SetArcLengthLeader Method (IDisplayDimension)

Sets the leader style of this arc-length dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetArcLengthLeader( _
   ByVal AutoLeader As Boolean, _
   ByVal LeaderType As Integer _
) As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDisplayDimension
Dim AutoLeader As Boolean
Dim LeaderType As Integer
Dim value As Integer
value = instance.SetArcLengthLeader(AutoLeader, LeaderType)
int SetArcLengthLeader( 
   bool AutoLeader,
   int LeaderType
int SetArcLengthLeader( 
&   bool AutoLeader,
&   int LeaderType


True if the leader style is automatically selected, false if the leader style is
selected by the user
Leader style as defined in swArcLengthLeaderType_e if autoLeader is false

Return Value

Return status:


Command was successful, leader style values were set


Command failed for an unknown reason, no leader style values were set


Specified leader style value is not valid


The leader style of an arc length dimension is specific to each display dimension. The leader style can be parallel (the leaders are parallel to each other) or radial (the leaders are perpendicular to the extension line and would extend through the center of the arc). The style can be selected automatically by SolidWorks, or specified by the user.

If the autoLeader value is passed in as True to automatically select the leader style, then SolidWorks ignores the leaderStyle value.

This method applies only to arc length dimensions. It does not affect any other types of dimensions.

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


See Also


SolidWorks 99, datecode 1999207

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