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AddOrdinateDimension Method (IModelDocExtension)

Inserts an ordinate dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddOrdinateDimension( _
   ByVal DimType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal LocX As System.Double, _
   ByVal LocY As System.Double, _
   ByVal LocZ As System.Double _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim DimType As System.Integer
Dim LocX As System.Double
Dim LocY As System.Double
Dim LocZ As System.Double
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.AddOrdinateDimension(DimType, LocX, LocY, LocZ)
System.int AddOrdinateDimension( 
   System.int DimType,
   System.double LocX,
   System.double LocY,
   System.double LocZ
System.int AddOrdinateDimension( 
&   System.int DimType,
&   System.double LocX,
&   System.double LocY,
&   System.double LocZ


Dimension type as defined in swAddOrdinateDims_e

X location for the dimension


Y location for the dimension

Z location for the dimension

Return Value

Error as defined by swCreateOrdDimError_e


Before using this method, select the base entity and then select the entities to which to dimension.

Selections made after the method is called continue to add ordinate measurements to the set. When you have finished adding measurements for an ordinate dimension set, use IModelDoc2::SetPickMode to clear the state. Any errors are returned as error codes, not dialog boxes.

Use IModelDoc2::EditOrdinate to add onto an existing ordinate.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15.0

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