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Parameter Method (IFeature)

Gets a pointer to the object for the specified parameter or a pointer to the specified parameter.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function Parameter( _
   ByVal Name As System.String _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeature
Dim Name As System.String
Dim value As System.Object
 
value = instance.Parameter(Name)
C# 
System.object Parameter( 
   System.string Name
)
C++/CLI 
System.Object^ Parameter( 
&   System.String^ Name
) 

Parameters

Name

Name of parameter (for example, "D1")

Return Value

Parameter (see Remarks)

Example

Remarks

Most parameters are dimensions.

The Name argument for this method does not have to be the "full" dimension name. For example, you only need to pass "D1" not "D1@Base-Revolve". The full dimension name is required if you call IModelDoc2::Parameter.

SOLIDWORKS recognizes some characters as special characters. The use of these characters in part or feature names can cause this method to fail and not return a dimension. These special characters are not recognized in names of parts or features:

  • at sign ( @ )

  • period ( . )

  • backslash ( / )

 

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