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GetVisibleEntityCount Method (IView)

Gets the specified visible entities (faces, edges, or vertices) in this drawing view for the specified component.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetVisibleEntityCount( _
   ByVal LpViewComponent As Component2, _
   ByVal EntityType As System.Integer _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IView
Dim LpViewComponent As Component2
Dim EntityType As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.GetVisibleEntityCount(LpViewComponent, EntityType)
System.int GetVisibleEntityCount( 
   Component2 LpViewComponent,
   System.int EntityType
System.int GetVisibleEntityCount( 
&   Component2^ LpViewComponent,
&   System.int EntityType


Component from which to get the visible EntityType

Type of entity as defined in swViewEntityType_e

Return Value

Number of specified entities in LpViewComponent


Visible entities are only those entities not completely obscured by other entities in the view.

Call this method before calling IView::IGetVisibleEntities to get the size of the array for that method.


See Also


SolidWorks 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0

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