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Get and Set Document Units Example (C#)

This example shows how to get and set document angle units.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a part document.
// 2. Open an Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Observe the document's angle unit properties in the Immediate window.
// 2. Modifies the decimal places and type of the angle unit.
//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace GetSetUserUnits_CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        ModelDoc2 Part;
        UserUnit docUserUnit;
        bool boolstatus;
        ModelDocExtension ModelDocExtension;
 
        public void Main()
        {
            Part = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            ModelDocExtension = Part.Extension;
            docUserUnit = (UserUnit)Part.GetUserUnit((int)swUserUnitsType_e.swAngleUnit);
 
            //Get document's current angle unit properties
            Debug.Print("Angle unit properties: ");
            Debug.Print("  Display leading zero? " + docUserUnit.DisplayLeadingZero);
            Debug.Print("  Fraction display as defined in swFractionDisplay_e: " + docUserUnit.FractionBase);
            Debug.Print("  Fraction denominator: " + docUserUnit.FractionValue);
            Debug.Print("  Pad with zeroes? " + docUserUnit.PadZero);
            Debug.Print("  Round to fraction? " + docUserUnit.RoundToFraction);
            Debug.Print("  Decimal separator character: " + docUserUnit.SeparatorCharacter);
            Debug.Print("  Decimal places: " + docUserUnit.SignificantDigits);
            Debug.Print("  Units as defined in swAngleUnit_e: " + docUserUnit.SpecificUnitType);
            Debug.Print("  Unit type as defined in swUserUnitsType_e: " + docUserUnit.UnitType);
            Debug.Print("  Units are metric? " + docUserUnit.IsMetric());
            Debug.Print("  Conversion factor: " + docUserUnit.GetConversionFactor());
            Debug.Print("  Full units name: " + docUserUnit.GetFullUnitName(true));
            Debug.Print("  Units name: " + docUserUnit.GetUnitsString(true));
            Debug.Print("  Angle tolerance: " + docUserUnit.GetUserAngleTolerance());
            Debug.Print("");
 
            double sysVal = 0;
            sysVal = docUserUnit.ConvertDoubleToSystemValue(2.0);
            Debug.Print("  2.0 in document angle units: " + sysVal + ".");
 
            double compVal = 0;
            boolstatus = docUserUnit.ConvertToSystemValue("10 / 2"ref compVal);
            Debug.Print("  10 / 2 in document angle units: " + compVal + ".");
 
            string stringVal = null;
            stringVal = docUserUnit.ConvertToUserUnit(2.0, truetrue);
            Debug.Print("  2.0 in complete document angle units: " + stringVal + ".");
 
            //Modify decimal places and type of angle unit
            boolstatus = ModelDocExtension.SetUserPreferenceInteger((int)swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swUnitsAngular, (int)swUserPreferenceOption_e.swDetailingNoOptionSpecified, (int)swAngleUnit_e.swDEG_MIN_SEC);
            boolstatus = ModelDocExtension.SetUserPreferenceInteger((int)swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swUnitsAngularDecimalPlaces, (int)swUserPreferenceOption_e.swDetailingNoOptionSpecified, 2);
 
        }
 
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
 
}
 



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