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Visibility Property (IModelDocExtension)

Gets and sets the visibility states for the specified display state setting.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Visibility( _
   ByVal Setting As DisplayStateSetting _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim Setting As DisplayStateSetting
Dim value As System.Object
instance.Visibility(Setting) = value
value = instance.Visibility(Setting)
System.object Visibility( 
   DisplayStateSetting Setting
) {get; set;}
property System.Object^ Visibility {
   System.Object^ get(DisplayStateSetting^ Setting);
   void set (DisplayStateSetting^ Setting, System.Object^ value);



Property Value

One-dimensional array of visibility states as defined in swVisibilityState_e (see Remarks)



Before calling this method:

  1. Call IModelDocExtension::GetDisplayStateSetting to obtain an IDisplayStateSetting.
  2. Call IDisplayStateSetting::Names or IDisplayStateSetting::ISetNames to specify the display states.
  3. Call IDisplayStateSetting::Entities or IDisplayStateSetting::ISetEntities to specify the components.
  4. Call IDisplayStateSetting::Option to specify the display state scope of the setting.
  5. Specify the Setting parameter using the IDisplayStateSetting object.

Each visibility state in the array returned by this method maps to a component in a display state. The size of the returned array is (IDisplayStateSetting::GetEntityCount X IDisplayStateSetting::GetNameCount).

The returned array stores visibility states (VS) for N components in M display states as follows:

Component1 DisplayState1 VS, Component1 DisplayState2 VS, ..., Component1 DisplayStateM VS,

Component2 DisplayState1 VS, Component2 DisplayState2 VS, ..., Component2 DisplayStateM VS,


ComponentN DisplayState1 VS, ComponentN DisplayState2 VS, ..., ComponentN DisplayStateM VS

See Also


SolidWorks 2012 FCS, Revision Number 20.0

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