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AddVariablePitchHelixFirstPitchAndDiameter Method (IFeatureManager)

Adds the first segment to a variable-pitch helix.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddVariablePitchHelixFirstPitchAndDiameter( _
   ByVal FirstPitch As System.Double, _
   ByVal FirstDiameter As System.Double _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim FirstPitch As System.Double
Dim FirstDiameter As System.Double
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.AddVariablePitchHelixFirstPitchAndDiameter(FirstPitch, FirstDiameter)
System.bool AddVariablePitchHelixFirstPitchAndDiameter( 
   System.double FirstPitch,
   System.double FirstDiameter
System.bool AddVariablePitchHelixFirstPitchAndDiameter( 
&   System.double FirstPitch,
&   System.double FirstDiameter


Pitch, which determines the width of one complete helix turn, measured parallel to the axis of the helix
Diameter, which determines how far the variable-pitch helix segment extends

Return Value

True if the first segment of the helix is added, false if not



To create and insert a variable-pitch helix, call:

  1. IFeatureManager::InsertVariablePitchHelix to create it.
  2. IFeatureManager::AddVariablePitchHelixFirstPitchAndDiamenter to add the first segment.
  3. IFeatureManager::AddVariablePitchHelixSegment one or more times to add the remaining segments.
  4. IFeatureManager::EndVariablePitchHelix to insert it.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2011 FCS, Revision Number 19.0

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