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CreatePoint Method (ISketchManager)

Creates a sketch point in the active 2D or 3D sketch.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreatePoint( _
   ByVal X As System.Double, _
   ByVal Y As System.Double, _
   ByVal Z As System.Double _
) As SketchPoint
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISketchManager
Dim X As System.Double
Dim Y As System.Double
Dim Z As System.Double
Dim value As SketchPoint
value = instance.CreatePoint(X, Y, Z)
SketchPoint CreatePoint( 
   System.double X,
   System.double Y,
   System.double Z
SketchPoint^ CreatePoint( 
&   System.double X,
&   System.double Y,
&   System.double Z


X location of the point
Y location of the point
Z location of the point; ignored for 2D sketches

Return Value

Newly created sketch point



This method creates a point in the active 2D or 3D sketch. If a sketch is not active, the point is not created and NULL is returned. Use ISketchManager::ActiveSketch to check to see if the sketch is active.

ISketchManager::AddToDB and ISketchManager::DisplayWhenAdded increase performance during entity creation by adding entities directly to the SOLIDWORKS database. ISketchManager::AddToDB also avoids inferencing.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0

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