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CreateLine Method (ISketchManager)

Creates a sketch line in the currently active 2D or 3D sketch.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateLine( _
   ByVal X1 As System.Double, _
   ByVal Y1 As System.Double, _
   ByVal Z1 As System.Double, _
   ByVal X2 As System.Double, _
   ByVal Y2 As System.Double, _
   ByVal Z2 As System.Double _
) As SketchSegment
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISketchManager
Dim X1 As System.Double
Dim Y1 As System.Double
Dim Z1 As System.Double
Dim X2 As System.Double
Dim Y2 As System.Double
Dim Z2 As System.Double
Dim value As SketchSegment
value = instance.CreateLine(X1, Y1, Z1, X2, Y2, Z2)
SketchSegment CreateLine( 
   System.double X1,
   System.double Y1,
   System.double Z1,
   System.double X2,
   System.double Y2,
   System.double Z2
SketchSegment^ CreateLine( 
&   System.double X1,
&   System.double Y1,
&   System.double Z1,
&   System.double X2,
&   System.double Y2,
&   System.double Z2


X coordinate of the line start point
Y coordinate of the line start point
Z coordinate of the line start point
X coordinate of the line end point
Y coordinate of the line end point
Z coordinate of the line end point

Return Value

Sketch segment for the line



If a sketch is not active, then the line is not created and NULL is returned. You can check for an active sketch using the ISketchManager::ActiveSketch function.

ISketchManager::AddToDB and ISketchManager::DisplayWhenAdded increase performance during entity creation by adding entities directly to the SolidWorks database. ISketchManager::AddToDB also avoids inferencing.

When this method is used with a drawing document, this method creates the line relative to the active drawing view, IDrawingDoc::ActiveDrawingView or IDrawingDoc::IActiveDrawingView.


See Also


SolidWorks 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0

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