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InstanceCount Property (IChainPatternFeatureData)

Gets or sets the number of pattern instances in this chain pattern feature.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property InstanceCount As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IChainPatternFeatureData
Dim value As System.Integer
instance.InstanceCount = value
value = instance.InstanceCount
System.int InstanceCount {get; set;}
property System.int InstanceCount {
   System.int get();
   void set ( &   System.int value);

Property Value

Number of pattern instances



This property is available to all types of chain patterns when IChainPatternFeatureData::FillPath is false.

If the pattern instances are not equally spaced, then use IChainPatternFeatureData::Spacing to specify the distance between each pattern instance.

See Accessing Selections that Define Features for additional details on using this property.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2016 FCS, Revision Number 24.0

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