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GetReferenceEntity Method (ISketch)

Gets the entity on which this sketch was created.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetReferenceEntity( _
   ByRef LEntityType As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISketch
Dim LEntityType As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetReferenceEntity(LEntityType)
System.object GetReferenceEntity( 
   out System.int LEntityType
System.Object^ GetReferenceEntity( 
&   [Out] System.int LEntityType



Entity type as defined in swSelectType_e (only swSelFACES and swSelDATUMPLANES are valid values for this method)

Return Value

Either a reference plane or a face, depending on the value of lEntityType



If the sketch resides on a face that is consumed by subsequent features, then this method returns NULL and swSelNOTHING. To get to the face, edit the sketch using IModelDoc2::EditSketch.

See Also


SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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