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ISketchManager Interface Members

The following tables list the members exposed by ISketchManager.

Public Properties

 NameDescription
 PropertyActiveSketchGets the active sketch.  
 PropertyAddToDBGets or sets whether sketch entities are added directly to the SolidWorks database.  
 PropertyAutoInferenceObsolete. Superseded by ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle or ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle and swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchInference.  
 PropertyAutoSolveGets or sets whether SolidWorks automatically solves the sketch geometry of the part while creating it.  
 PropertyCurvatureDensityGets or sets the scaling factor by which to adjust the density of the curvature combs for this spline.  
 PropertyCurvatureScaleGets or sets the scaling factor by which to adjust the size of the curvature combs for this spline.  
 PropertyDisplayWhenAddedGets or sets whether new sketch entities are immediately displayed when created.  
 PropertyDocumentGets the document for this ISketchManager object.  
 PropertyInferenceModeObsolete. Superseded by ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle or ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle and swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swSketchInference.  
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Public Methods

 NameDescription
 MethodAddAlongXDimensionProjects and displays along the x axis a dimension between selected points in a 3D sketch.  
 MethodAddAlongYDimensionProjects and displays along the y axis a dimension between selected points in a 3D sketch.  
 MethodAddAlongZDimensionProjects and displays along the z axis a dimension between selected points in a 3D sketch.  
 MethodConvertEntitiesNot implemented. Use ISketchManager::SketchUseEdge2.  
 MethodCreate3PointArcCreates a 3-point arc.  
 MethodCreate3PointCenterRectangleCreates a 3-point center rectangle at any angle.  
 MethodCreate3PointCornerRectangleCreates a 3-point corner rectangle at any angle.  
 MethodCreateArcCreates an arc based on a center point, a start, end point, and a direction.  
 MethodCreateBoundaryHatchCreates area hatch/fill boundary hatches using closed sketch profiles.  
 MethodCreateCenterLineCreates a center line between the specified points.  
 MethodCreateCenterRectangleCreates a center rectangle.  
 MethodCreateChamferCreates a chamfer between two selected sketch entities.  
 MethodCreateCircleCreates a circle based on a center point and a point on the circle.  
 MethodCreateCircleByRadiusCreates a circle based on a center point and a specified radius.  
 MethodCreateCircularSketchStepAndRepeatCreates circular sketch pattern.  
 MethodCreateConicCreates a conic curve in the active sketch.  
 MethodCreateConstructionGeometrySets selected sketch segments to be construction geometry instead of sketch geometry.  
 MethodCreateCornerRectangleCreates a corner rectangle.  
 MethodCreateEllipseCreates an ellipse using the specified center, major-axis, and minor-axis points.  
 MethodCreateEllipticalArcCreates a partial ellipse given a center point, two points that specify the major and minor axis, and two points that define the elliptical start and end points.  
 MethodCreateEquationSplineObsolete. Superseded by ISketchManager::CreateEquationSpline2.  
 MethodCreateEquationSpline2Creates an equation-driven 2D explicit or parametric curve or a 3D parametric curve.  
 MethodCreateFilletCreates a sketch fillet between the two sketch selected entities.  
 MethodCreateLineCreates a sketch line in the currently active 2D or 3D sketch.  
 MethodCreateLinearSketchStepAndRepeatCreates a linear sketch pattern.  
 MethodCreateParabolaCreates a parabola in the active sketch.  
 MethodCreateParallelogramCreates a parallelogram.  
 MethodCreatePointCreates a sketch point in the active 2D or 3D sketch.  
 MethodCreatePolygonCreates a polygon in the active sketch.  
 MethodCreateRegionHatchCreates an area hatch/fill region hatch using a closed sketch profile.  
 MethodCreateSketchBeltCreates a sketch belt feature.  
 MethodCreateSketchPlaneCreates a 3D sketch plane.  
 MethodCreateSketchSlotCreates a sketch slot.  
 MethodCreateSplineObsolete. Superseded by ISketchManager::CreateSpline2.  
 MethodCreateSpline2Creates a spline passing through the specified points.  
 MethodCreateSplineByEqnParamsCreates a B-curve from B-spline data; that is, a set of B-spline vertices (control points) and a knot vector.  
 MethodCreateSplineParamDataCreates an empty spline parameter data object.  
 MethodCreateSplinesByEqnParamsObsolete. Superseded by ISketchManager::CreateSplinesByEqnParams2.  
 MethodCreateSplinesByEqnParams2Creates one or more spline segments using the B-curve parameters provided.  
 MethodCreateTangentArcCreates a tangent arc.  
 MethodEditCircularSketchStepAndRepeatEdits a circular sketch pattern.  
 MethodEditLinearSketchStepAndRepeatEdits a linear sketch pattern.  
 MethodEditSketchBlockPuts the block definition in edit mode.  
 MethodEndEditSketchBlockSaves or discards your edits of the block and then ends the current editing session of this block.  
 MethodExplodeSketchBlockInstanceExplodes the specified block instance.  
 MethodFullyDefineSketchFully defines a sketch.  
 MethodGetDynamicMirrorGets whether dynamic sketch mirroring, which is the automatic mirroring of newly created sketch entities about a selected centerline, is enabled.  
 MethodGetSketchBlockDefinitionCountGets the number of block definitions in the model.  
 MethodGetSketchBlockDefinitionsGets all of the block definitions.  
 MethodICreateSplineObsolete. Superseded by ISketchManager::ICreateSpline2.  
 MethodICreateSpline2Creates a spline passing through the given points.  
 MethodICreateSplineByEqnParamsCreates a B-curve from B-spline data; that is, a set of B-spline vertices (control points) and a knot vector.  
 MethodICreateSplinesByEqnParamsCreates one or more spline segments using the B-curve parameters provided.  
 MethodIGetSketchBlockDefinitionsGets all of the block definitions.  
 MethodInsert3DSketchInserts a new 3D sketch in a model or closes the active sketch.  
 MethodInsertExplodeLineSketchInserts or closes an explode line sketch in an exploded view.  
 MethodInsertSketchInserts a new sketch in the current part or assembly document.  
 MethodInsertSketchBlockInstanceInserts a block instance at the specified location using the block definition.  
 MethodInsertSketchPictureInserts a picture on the current sketch.  
 MethodIntersectCurvesCreates a sketched intersection curve.  
 MethodMakeSketchBlockFromFileCreates a block definition using the specified file.  
 MethodMakeSketchBlockFromSelectedCreates a block definition at the specified location from the selected entities.  
 MethodMakeSketchBlockFromSketchCreates a block definition at the specified location using all of the sketch entities in the active sketch.  
 MethodMakeSketchChainCreates a sketch relation path using the selected entities.  
 MethodPerimeterCircleDraws a 3-point perimeter arc.  
 MethodRotateOrCopy3DAboutVectorRotates, and optionally copies, the selected 3D sketch entities about the specified vector.  
 MethodRotateOrCopy3DAboutXYZRotates, and optionally copies, the selected 3D sketch entities about the specified x, y, and z coordinates.  
 MethodSetDynamicMirrorEnables or disables dynamic sketch mirroring, which is the automatic mirroring of newly created sketch entities about a selected centerline.  
 MethodSetGridOptionsSets the options for the grid.  
 MethodSketchExtendAdds to the length of the selected sketch entity (i.e., line, centerline, or arc) to meet the nearest sketch entity.  
 MethodSketchOffsetOffsets the selected sketch entities.  
 MethodSketchTrimTrims the selected sketch entities.  
 MethodSketchUseEdgeUses the selected edges to generate geometry in the active sketch.  
 MethodSketchUseEdge2

Create one or more curves in a sketch by projecting a selected edge, loop, face, curve, or external sketch contour, set of edges, or set of sketch curves onto a sketch plane.

 
 MethodSplitClosedSegmentSplits the selected closed sketch segment into two sketch segments.  
 MethodSplitOpenSegmentSplits the selected open sketch segment into two sketch segments.  
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