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Identity Method (ICurve)

Gets the type of curve.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function Identity() As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICurve
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.Identity()
System.int Identity()
System.int Identity(); 

Return Value

Type of curve as defined in swCurveTypes_e



If the return value is TRIMMED_TYPE, then the original untrimmed curve type may be established by calling ICurve::IsLine, ICurve::IsBcurve or ICurve::IsCircle.

To determine if a circular edge is a complete circle or an arc, see IEdge::GetCurveParams2 or IEdge::IGetCurveParams2.


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