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GetUIState Method (IFeature)

Gets the user-interface state of the current feature.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetUIState( _
   ByVal StateType As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeature
Dim StateType As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.GetUIState(StateType)
System.bool GetUIState( 
   System.int StateType
System.bool GetUIState( 
&   System.int StateType



User interface state type as defined in swUIStates_e

Return Value

True if the state type is set, false if it is not



If you pass in the user-interface state type of swIsHiddenInFeatureMgr, this method returns True if the current feature is hidden in the FeatureManager design tree or false if the current feature is visible in the FeatureManager design tree.

The user-interface state is not a property.

To see your changes in the FeatureManager design tree, call IModelDoc2::EditRebuild3. Currently, the user-interface state data is runtime only.

Features are initialized with all user-interface state type values set to false.

A change in a feature state setting causes all the dependents of the feature to inherit the same behavior, without actually setting the state type values of those dependents. Therefore, to get the actual user-interface state value of a feature, you must check the owning feature.


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