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Get Whether Linear Dimension Is Foreshortened Example (C#)

This example shows how to get whether a linear dimension is foreshortened.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open install_dir\samples\tutorial\api\chair.slddrw.
// 2. Click Tools > Options > Document Properties > Dimensions > Linear.
// 3. Click ANSI in Base linear dimension standard.
// 4. Verify that the following check box and option are selected in
//    Foreshortened:
//    * Automatic 
//    * Zigzag 
// 5. Click OK.
// 6. Dimension an outside linear edge.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Gets whether the dimension is foreshortened.
// 2. Examine the Immediate window and drawing.
// * Foreshortened dimensions are only valid for
//   linear dimensions and only when the detailing standard
//   is ANSI.
// * Because the part and drawing are used elsewhere, do not
//   save changes.
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace Macro1CSharp.csproj
    public partial class SolidWorksMacro
        public void Main()
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            SelectionMgr swSelectionMgr = default(SelectionMgr);
            DisplayDimension swDisplayDimension = default(DisplayDimension);
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swSelectionMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swDisplayDimension = (DisplayDimension)swSelectionMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            Debug.Print("Foreshortened dimension? " + swDisplayDimension.Foreshortened);
        /// <summary>
        ///  The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

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