Hide Table of Contents
CreateDiamDim4 Method (IDrawingDoc)

Creates a non-associative diameter dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateDiamDim4( _
   ByVal P0 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P1 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P2 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P3 As System.Object, _
   ByVal TextPoint As System.Object, _
   ByVal Val As System.Double, _
   ByVal TextHeight As System.Double _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim P0 As System.Object
Dim P1 As System.Object
Dim P2 As System.Object
Dim P3 As System.Object
Dim TextPoint As System.Object
Dim Val As System.Double
Dim TextHeight As System.Double
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.CreateDiamDim4(P0, P1, P2, P3, TextPoint, Val, TextHeight)
System.object CreateDiamDim4( 
   System.object P0,
   System.object P1,
   System.object P2,
   System.object P3,
   System.object TextPoint,
   System.double Val,
   System.double TextHeight
System.Object^ CreateDiamDim4( 
&   System.Object^ P0,
&   System.Object^ P1,
&   System.Object^ P2,
&   System.Object^ P3,
&   System.Object^ TextPoint,
&   System.double Val,
&   System.double TextHeight



Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); location of dimension point


Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); nearest point on circle


Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); farthest point on circle diametrically opposite to P1

Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); plane normal

Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z); position of text


Dimension value in meters


Text height in meters

Return Value

Newly created display dimension



SOLIDWORKS creates this type of dimension between the two points you specify. It has no relation to your geometry.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   CreateDiamDim4 Method (IDrawingDoc)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2015 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.