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ICreateSpline Method (ISketchManager)

Obsolete. Superseded by ISketchManager::ICreateSpline2.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ICreateSpline( _
   ByVal PointCount As System.Integer, _
   ByRef PointData As System.Double _
) As SketchSegment
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISketchManager
Dim PointCount As System.Integer
Dim PointData As System.Double
Dim value As SketchSegment
 
value = instance.ICreateSpline(PointCount, PointData)
C# 
SketchSegment ICreateSpline( 
   System.int PointCount,
   ref System.double PointData
)
C++/CLI 
SketchSegment^ ICreateSpline( 
&   System.int PointCount,
&   System.double% PointData
) 

Parameters

PointCount
Number of points in the spline
PointData
Array of X,Y,Z point coordinates to use in creating the spline (see Remarks)

Return Value

Sketch segment for the spline

Remarks

This method creates a spline in the active 2D sketch. If a sketch is not active, then a new sketch is created. Use ISketchManager::ActiveSketch to check if the sketch active.

The PointData array is a set of, at least, two X, Y, Z values. The X value for the start point of the spline is PointData[0], the Y value for the start point is PointData[1], and the Z value for the start point is PointData[2]. The X value for the next point is PointData[3], and so on.

This method does not work with ISketchManager::AddToDB or ISketchManager::DisplayWhenAdded. It always adds the spline directly to the database (as if ISketchManager::AddToDB(True) was in effect), and you must redraw your document window to see the entities that you added (as if ISketchManager::DisplayWhenAdded(False) was in effect).

In 2D sketches, SOLIDWORKS ignores the Z value in PointData.

 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0


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