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ExternalState Property (ISimulationForceFeatureData)

Gets or sets whether your application can listen to force-related motion study events.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property ExternalState As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISimulationForceFeatureData
Dim value As Boolean
instance.ExternalState = value
value = instance.ExternalState
bool ExternalState {get; set;}
property bool ExternalState {
   bool get();
   void set (bool value);

Return Value

True to listen to IMotionStudy ForceTimeStepChangeNotify and ForceOutputTimeStampChangeNotify events, false to not



When a force is set to external, IMotionStudy ForceTimeStepChangeNotify and ForceOutputTimeStampChangeNotify events are called with the motor name, time, and a pointer for the return value. These events are called at every major time step from ADAMS. You can implement any force law after catching these events. The return value for each event is a double that specifies the new force or torque magnitude.

See Also


SolidWorks 2008 SP1, Revision Number 16.1

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