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Type2 Property (IRefPlaneFeatureData)

Gets whether the reference plane is constraint based; thus, created in SolidWorks 2010 and later.

NOTE: This property is a get-only property. Set is not implemented. 

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Type2 As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IRefPlaneFeatureData
Dim value As System.Integer
instance.Type2 = value
value = instance.Type2
System.int Type2 {get; set;}
property System.int Type2 {
   System.int get();
   void set ( &   System.int value);

Property Value

Type of reference plane as defined in swRefPlaneType_e (see Remarks)



If IRefPlaneFeatureData::Type2 returns swRefPlaneConstraintBase, then the reference plane is constraint based and was created in SolidWorks 2010 or later. To determine if a constraint-based reference plane has angle or offset distances references, call IRefPlaneFeatureData::Type:

  • swRefPlaneAngle is returned for angle references.
  • swRefPlaneDistance is returned for offset distance references.

Otherwise, the reference plane is not constraint based and was created in SolidWorks 2009 or earlier. Call IRefPlaneFeatureData::Type to determine its type.

IMPORTANT: Reference planes created in SolidWorks 2010 or later are constraint based; reference planes created in SolidWorks 2009 or earlier are not. See the Remarks section in the IRefPlaneFeatureData interface topic for details about reference planes and this interface.

See Also


SolidWorks 2010 FCS, Revision Number 18.0

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