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CreateLayer Method (IDrawingDoc)

Obsolete. Superseded by IDrawingDoc::CreateLayer2.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateLayer( _
   ByVal Layername As System.String, _
   ByVal LayerDesc As System.String, _
   ByVal LayerColor As System.Integer, _
   ByVal LayerStyle As System.Integer, _
   ByVal LayerWidth As System.Integer, _
   ByVal BOn As System.Boolean _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim Layername As System.String
Dim LayerDesc As System.String
Dim LayerColor As System.Integer
Dim LayerStyle As System.Integer
Dim LayerWidth As System.Integer
Dim BOn As System.Boolean
Dim value As System.Boolean
 
value = instance.CreateLayer(Layername, LayerDesc, LayerColor, LayerStyle, LayerWidth, BOn)
C# 
System.bool CreateLayer( 
   System.string Layername,
   System.string LayerDesc,
   System.int LayerColor,
   System.int LayerStyle,
   System.int LayerWidth,
   System.bool BOn
)
C++/CLI 
System.bool CreateLayer( 
&   System.String^ Layername,
&   System.String^ LayerDesc,
&   System.int LayerColor,
&   System.int LayerStyle,
&   System.int LayerWidth,
&   System.bool BOn
) 

Parameters

Layername

Layer name (see Remarks)

LayerDesc

Description for the new layer

LayerColor

COLORREF value specifying the color of items in this layer

LayerStyle

Line style as defined in swLineStyles_e

LayerWidth

Line width as defined in swLineWeights_e

BOn
True makes this layer visible, false makes it invisible

Return Value

True if the layer was created successfully, false if not

Remarks

If this layer is not visible, then SOLIDWORKS does not display entities on the layer.

Do not use the backslash (/) or at sign (@) symbols in LayerName.

 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 99, datecode 1999207


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