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SetSecondArrow Method (IDisplayDimension)

Sets the second arrow characteristics of this diameter display dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub SetSecondArrow( _
   ByVal UseDoc As Boolean, _
   ByVal SecondArrow As Boolean _
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDisplayDimension
Dim UseDoc As Boolean
Dim SecondArrow As Boolean
instance.SetSecondArrow(UseDoc, SecondArrow)
void SetSecondArrow( 
   bool UseDoc,
   bool SecondArrow
void SetSecondArrow( 
&   bool UseDoc,
&   bool SecondArrow



True uses the document setting for second arrows, false uses the setting specified by the SecondArrow argument


Enables or disables the display of the second arrow on this display dimension if UseDoc is false


For diameter dimensions, the second outside arrow is the arrow that appears on the opposite side of the arc from the dimension text. This occurs only when the text is outside of the arc.

Display of this arrow is optional, and is controlled by a value stored in one of two places: on the owning document or on the individual display dimension. This method allows you to determine which setting to use: the document default or the value specified in the secondArrow argument.

The UseDoc argument indicates whether to use the document default setting for second arrows. If it is false, then the SecondArrow argument indicates whether or not the second arrow is enabled.

Use IDisplayDimension::GetUseDocSecondArrow and IDisplayDimension::GetSecondArrow to get the current values for these settings.

This method applies to only diameter dimensions. If you execute this method with any other types of dimensions, SolidWorks returns false.

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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