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SetColumnType Method (ITableAnnotation)

Sets the specified column's type.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetColumnType( _
   ByVal Index As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Type As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ITableAnnotation
Dim Index As System.Integer
Dim Type As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SetColumnType(Index, Type)
System.bool SetColumnType( 
   System.int Index,
   System.int Type
System.bool SetColumnType( 
&   System.int Index,
&   System.int Type


Index of the column whose type to set
Column type as defined by swTableColumnTypes_e

Return Value

True if column type is set, false if not



The index for both rows and columns is 0-based.

When you set a column type, the title is automatically changed to match that column type. If you change the column type to be a custom property column, then the column title is empty and you must set the column title using ITableAnnotation::SetColumnTitle.

A BOM table column cannot be changed to a Quantity type column in the SolidWorks user interface. This method is consistent with the user interface and should return a failure; that is, a value < 0.


See Also


SolidWorks 2004 FCS, Revision Number 12.0

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