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GetUserPoints2 Method (IView)

Gets all of the information about all of the user points in this view.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetUserPoints2() As Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IView
Dim value As Object
value = instance.GetUserPoints2()
object GetUserPoints2()
Object^ GetUserPoints2(); 

Return Value

Array of doubles (see Remarks)


The return value is the following array of doubles:

Color, LineStyleIndex, LineWidth, LayerID, LayerOverride, ptLoc[3] ... ]


Color = COLORREF returned as an integer. Return value could be 0 or -1 for default color.

LineStyleIndex = line style. Valid line styles can be found in the swLineStyles_e enumeration.

LineWidth = integer value defining the line width. Valid width values can be found in the swLineWeights_e enumeration.

LayerID = integer value indicating which layer holds this entity. The ILayer object can be obtained by passing this integer value to ILayerMgr::GetLayerById or ILayerMgr::IGetLayerById.

LayerOverride = integer with bit flags set to determine which properties, if any, have been overridden with respect to the Layer default properties. If the bit value is set, then the specific property or properties have been overridden. The bit indicators are: color = 0x1, style = 0x2, and width = 0x4. Therefore, if LayerOverride was returned as 3, you know the color and style have been specifically set for this item and may not match the default values associated with this item's layer.

ptLoc[3] = an array of 3 doubles (X,Y,Z) describing the point location


This set of data repeats for each user point in the view. The size of the array is (NumPts * 8). To determine the number of points in the view, see IView::GetUserPointsCount.

The data returned from this method is in terms of view space. If you want the data in terms of sheet space (that is, the 0,0 origin being the lower-left corner of the sheet), then combine this data with the three return values from IView::GetXForm or IView::IGetXForm.

The sheet must be visible. See ISheet::SheetFormatVisible.


See Also


SolidWorks 99, datecode 1999207

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