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IGetSelectionPointInSketchSpace2 Method (ISelectionMgr)

Gets the selection point projected on to the active sketch and returned in sketch space.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetSelectionPointInSketchSpace2( _
   ByVal Index As Integer, _
   ByVal Mark As Integer _
) As Double
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISelectionMgr
Dim Index As Integer
Dim Mark As Integer
Dim value As Double
value = instance.IGetSelectionPointInSketchSpace2(Index, Mark)
double IGetSelectionPointInSketchSpace2( 
   int Index,
   int Mark
double IGetSelectionPointInSketchSpace2( 
&   int Index,
&   int Mark



Index position with in the current list of selected items, where AtIndex ranges from 1 to ISelectionMgr::GetSelectedObjectCount2 (see Remarks)

  • -1 = All selections regardless of marks
  • 0 = only the selections without marks

  • Any other value = Value that was used to mark and select an object

  • Remarks

    The selection point is projected on to the currently active sketch, resulting in a Z value, which is always 0.00.

    If a sketch is not currently active, then the return value is the same as that returned by ISelectionMgr::GetSelectionPoint2 or ISelectionMgr::IGetSelectionPoint2. You can determine if a sketch is active by checking for a NULL return value from IModelDoc2::GetActiveSketch2 or IModelDoc2::IGetActiveSketch2. In Visual Basic, check for Nothing. For example:


    If (Part.GetActiveSketch Is Nothing) Then

    swApp.SendMsgToUser "No Active sketch" ' No sketch is active

    End If

    The index starts at 1, even when using C++. However, if you specify -1 for the Index argument, then the Mark argument is ignored and the dynamically highlighted view is selected if dynamic highlighting is turned on. See also IAssemblyDoc event DynamicHighlightNotify, IDrawingDoc event DynamicHighlightNotify, and IPartDoc event DynamicHighlightNotify.


    See Also


    SolidWorks 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0

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