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CreateLinearDim4 Method (IDrawingDoc)

Creates a non-associative linear dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateLinearDim4( _
   ByVal P0 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P1 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P2 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P3 As System.Object, _
   ByVal P4 As System.Object, _
   ByVal TextPoint As System.Object, _
   ByVal Val As System.Double, _
   ByVal Angle As System.Double, _
   ByVal TextHeight As System.Double _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim P0 As System.Object
Dim P1 As System.Object
Dim P2 As System.Object
Dim P3 As System.Object
Dim P4 As System.Object
Dim TextPoint As System.Object
Dim Val As System.Double
Dim Angle As System.Double
Dim TextHeight As System.Double
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.CreateLinearDim4(P0, P1, P2, P3, P4, TextPoint, Val, Angle, TextHeight)
System.object CreateLinearDim4( 
   System.object P0,
   System.object P1,
   System.object P2,
   System.object P3,
   System.object P4,
   System.object TextPoint,
   System.double Val,
   System.double Angle,
   System.double TextHeight
System.Object^ CreateLinearDim4( 
&   System.Object^ P0,
&   System.Object^ P1,
&   System.Object^ P2,
&   System.Object^ P3,
&   System.Object^ P4,
&   System.Object^ TextPoint,
&   System.double Val,
&   System.double Angle,
&   System.double TextHeight


Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z), dimension point
Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z), dimension end
Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z), normal to the plane of sketch
Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z), extension line 1 reference point
Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z), extension line 2 reference point
Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z), position of text
Value for the non-associative linear dimension
Inclination angle of the text in radians
Text height in meters

Return Value

Display dimension


SOLIDWORKS creates this type of dimension between the two specified points. The dimension is not related to the geometry.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0

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