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CreateBoundaryHatch Method (ISketchManager)

Creates area hatch/fill boundary hatches using closed sketch profiles.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateBoundaryHatch( _
   ByVal Angle As System.Double, _
   ByVal Scale As System.Double, _
   ByVal Color As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Hatchname As System.String, _
   ByVal Layername As System.String _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISketchManager
Dim Angle As System.Double
Dim Scale As System.Double
Dim Color As System.Integer
Dim Hatchname As System.String
Dim Layername As System.String
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.CreateBoundaryHatch(Angle, Scale, Color, Hatchname, Layername)
System.object CreateBoundaryHatch( 
   System.double Angle,
   System.double Scale,
   System.int Color,
   System.string Hatchname,
   System.string Layername
System.Object^ CreateBoundaryHatch( 
&   System.double Angle,
&   System.double Scale,
&   System.int Color,
&   System.String^ Hatchname,
&   System.String^ Layername


Angle of the hatch if hatch is not solid
Scale factor for the hatch if hatch is not solid
COLORREF value describing the color used for this hatch
Type or name of the hatch from the Sldwks.ptn file
Layer name for the hatch if a drawing document

Return Value

Array of sketch hatches


Before calling this method, select the closed sketch profile for the area hatch/fill boundary hatch.


See Also


SolidWorks 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0

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