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Get Chamfer Display Dimension Example (C#)

This example shows how to get chamfer display dimension properties. This example also shows how to set and get lower display dimension text.

//-----------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions: 
// 1. Open install_dir\samples\tutorial\api\plate_tolstatus.sldprt. 
// 2. Create a drawing from the part: 
//    a. File > Make Drawing from Part. 
//    b. Drag and drop the isometric view onto the sheet. 
// 3. Create a chamfer display dimension. 
//    a. Select Tools > Dimensions > Chamfer. 
//    b. Select a chamfer edge.
//    c. Select a leading edge.
//    d. Click outside the part to place the display dimension. 
//    e. Modify display dimension text in the PropertyManager: 
//         1. In Dimension Text, click before <DIM>. 
//         2. Select the diameter symbol. 
//         3. Click after <DIM>. 
//         4. Select the +/- symbol. 
//         5. Type 0.5. 
//         6. On the Other tab, select Override Units. 
//         7. Click the green check mark to accept the 
//            display dimension. 
// 4. Open an Immediate Window. 
// 5. Rename the namespace of this macro to match your C# 
//    project name.
// 6. Run the macro.
// 
// Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window and the 
// display dimension in the graphics area. 
// 
// NOTE: Because the part document is used elsewhere, 
// do not save any changes when closing it. 
//-------------------------------------------------------------------  

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace ChamferDisplayDimension_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
ModelDoc2 swModel;
        
SelectionMgr swSelMgr;
        
DisplayDimension swDispDim;
        
bool bRet;
        
public void Main()
        {

            swModel = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swSelMgr = (
SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;

            bRet = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2(
"RD1@Drawing View1", "DIMENSION", 0.4935677398765, 0.3280800260301, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swDispDim = (
DisplayDimension)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);
            swModel.ClearSelection2(
true);

            
Debug.Print("Dimension type as defined in swDimensionType_e: " + swDispDim.Type2);
            
//10=swChamferDimension
            Debug.Print("");
            
Debug.Print("Uses document units? " + swDispDim.GetUseDocUnits());
            
//false if uses local override units

            if (swDispDim.GetUseDocUnits() == false)
            {
                
int LenUnit = 0;
                
int AngUnit = 0;
                bRet = swDispDim.GetChamferUnits(
out LenUnit, out AngUnit);
                
Debug.Print("Uses local length unit as defined in swLengthUnits_e: " + LenUnit);
                
//0=swMM
                //0=swDegrees, 3=swRadians
                Debug.Print("Uses local angle unit as defined in swAngleUnits_e: " + AngUnit);
            }
            
Debug.Print("");

            
int indx = 0;
            swDispDim.set_ChamferPrecision(indx, 0);
            
Debug.Print("Precision of chamfer distance: " + indx + " decimal places");
            swDispDim.set_ChamferPrecision(indx, 1);
            
Debug.Print("Precision of chamfer angle: " + indx + " decimal places");

            
object objTokenFormats;
            
object objTokenValues;
            
string[] tokenformats = null;
            
string[] tokenvalues = null;
            
long n = 0;

            
Debug.Print("");
            
Debug.Print("Text format items in " + swDispDim.GetNameForSelection() + ":");
            
Debug.Print("");
            
long count = 0;

            count = swDispDim.GetTextFormatItems((
int)swDimensionTextParts_e.swDimensionTextCalloutAbove, out objTokenFormats, out objTokenValues);
            
Debug.Print("Number of callout above items: " + count);

            
if (!(count == 0))
            {
                tokenformats = (
string[])objTokenFormats;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenformats: ");
                
for (n = tokenformats.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenformats.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenformats[n]);
                }
                tokenvalues = (
string[])objTokenValues;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenvalues: ");
                
for (n = tokenvalues.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenvalues.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenvalues[n]);
                }
            }
            
Debug.Print("");
            count = swDispDim.GetTextFormatItems((
int)swDimensionTextParts_e.swDimensionTextPrefix, out objTokenFormats, out objTokenValues);
            
Debug.Print("Number of prefix items: " + count);
            
if (!(count == 0))
            {
                tokenformats = (
string[])objTokenFormats;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenformats: ");
                
for (n = tokenformats.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenformats.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenformats[n]);
                }
                tokenvalues = (
string[])objTokenValues;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenvalues: ");
                
for (n = tokenvalues.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenvalues.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenvalues[n]);
                }
            }
            
Debug.Print("");
            count = swDispDim.GetTextFormatItems((
int)swDimensionTextParts_e.swDimensionTextSuffix, out objTokenFormats, out objTokenValues);
            
Debug.Print("Number of suffix items: " + count);

            
if (!(count == 0))
            {
                tokenformats = (
string[])objTokenFormats;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenformats: ");
                
for (n = tokenformats.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenformats.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenformats[n]);
                }
                tokenvalues = (
string[])objTokenValues;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenvalues: ");
                
for (n = tokenvalues.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenvalues.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenvalues[n]);
                }
            }
            
Debug.Print("");
            count = swDispDim.GetTextFormatItems((
int)swDimensionTextParts_e.swDimensionTextCalloutBelow, out objTokenFormats, out objTokenValues);
            
Debug.Print("Number of callout below items: " + count);

            
if (!(count == 0))
            {
                tokenformats = (
string[])objTokenFormats;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenformats: ");
                
for (n = tokenformats.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenformats.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenformats[n]);
                }
                tokenvalues = (
string[])objTokenValues;
                
Debug.Print(" tokenvalues: ");
                
for (n = tokenvalues.GetLowerBound(0); n <= tokenvalues.GetUpperBound(0); n++)
                {

                    
Debug.Print(" " + tokenvalues[n]);
                }
            }

            //Create lower display dimension text and enclose
            //in parentheses
            swDispDim.SetLowerText("Example of lower text");
            swDispDim.ShowLowerParenthesis = true;
            Debug.Print("");
            Debug.Print("Lower Dimension Text: " + swDispDim.GetLowerText());
            Debug.Print("  Show lower parenthesis: " + swDispDim.ShowLowerParenthesis);
            Debug.Print("  Show lower inspection:  " + swDispDim.LowerInspection);
            Debug.Print("  Split dual dimensions:  " + swDispDim.Split);

    }
    
public SldWorks swApp;
    }
}


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