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InsertReferencePoint Method (IFeatureManager)

Creates the geometry for the reference points based on any of these selected entities: edges, faces, planes, vertices, or sketch geometry.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertReferencePoint( _
   ByVal NRefPointType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal NRefPointAlongCurveType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal DDistance_or_Percent As System.Double, _
   ByVal NumberOfRefPoints As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim NRefPointType As System.Integer
Dim NRefPointAlongCurveType As System.Integer
Dim DDistance_or_Percent As System.Double
Dim NumberOfRefPoints As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.InsertReferencePoint(NRefPointType, NRefPointAlongCurveType, DDistance_or_Percent, NumberOfRefPoints)
System.object InsertReferencePoint( 
   System.int NRefPointType,
   System.int NRefPointAlongCurveType,
   System.double DDistance_or_Percent,
   System.int NumberOfRefPoints
System.Object^ InsertReferencePoint( 
&   System.int NRefPointType,
&   System.int NRefPointAlongCurveType,
&   System.double DDistance_or_Percent,
&   System.int NumberOfRefPoints


Type of reference point as defined by swRefPointType_e
Distance, percentage, or evenly distributed as defined by swRefPointAlongCurveType_e
Distance at which to create the reference point on the selected entities or percentage of the length of the selected entities at which to create the reference point if NRefPointAlongCurveType is swRefPointAlongCurveDistance or swRefPointAlongCurvePercentage, respectively
Number of reference points to create and evenly distribute on the selected entities if swRefPointAlongCurveType is swRefPointAlongCurveEvenlyDistributed

Return Value

Pointer to the IFeature object



This method creates one or more reference point features and adds them to the FeatureManager design tree. If the reference point feature is not created, a NULL value is returned.

The NumberOfRefPoints argument must contain a value of 1 to successfully create one reference point feature.


See Also


SolidWorks 2004 FCS, Revision Number 12.0

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