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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
C# 
bool ExternalState {get; set;}
C++/CLI 
property bool ExternalState {
   bool get();
   void set (bool value);
}

Return Value

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

Example

Remarks

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

Availability

SolidWorks 2008 SP1, Revision Number 16.1


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