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PresetNewDrawingParameters Method (ISldWorks)

Presets the drawing template and sheet size parameters to avoid showing the Sheet Format/Size dialog when creating a new drawing document in the user-interface.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function PresetNewDrawingParameters( _
   ByVal DrawingTemplate As System.String, _
   ByVal ShowTemplate As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal Width As System.Double, _
   ByVal Height As System.Double _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim DrawingTemplate As System.String
Dim ShowTemplate As System.Boolean
Dim Width As System.Double
Dim Height As System.Double
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.PresetNewDrawingParameters(DrawingTemplate, ShowTemplate, Width, Height)
System.bool PresetNewDrawingParameters( 
   System.string DrawingTemplate,
   System.bool ShowTemplate,
   System.double Width,
   System.double Height
System.bool PresetNewDrawingParameters( 
&   System.String^ DrawingTemplate,
&   System.bool ShowTemplate,
&   System.double Width,
&   System.double Height


Path and filename (.slddrt) of the drawing template to use

True to show the sheet format, false to not

NOTE: Valid only for standard sheet sizes and when Width and Height are set to 0.


Width of the drawing sheet

Height of the drawing sheet

Return Value

True if the specified drawing template and sheet size parameters are set, false if not



To show the Sheet Format/Size dialog the next time a new drawing document is opened (SOLIDWORKS default behavior), call ISldWorks::ResetPresetDrawingParameters after calling this method and opening a new drawing document.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0

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