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IDisplayDimension Interface Members

The following tables list the members exposed by IDisplayDimension.

Public Properties

 NameDescription
 PropertyArrowSideGets or sets the position of the dimension arrows.  
 PropertyCenterTextGets or sets whether the text of this display dimension should be automatically centered.  
 PropertyChamferPrecisionGets or sets the precision of the length and angle values in a chamfer display dimension.  
 PropertyChamferTextStyleGets or sets the text style for chamfer dimensions.  
 PropertyDiametricGets or sets whether this diameter dimension is displayed as a diameter dimension or a radial dimension.  
 PropertyDimensionToInsideGets or sets whether dimensions to arcs are always to the inside of the arc.  
 PropertyDisplayAsChainGets or sets whether the extension lines of every dimension in this set of angular running or ordinate dimensions are chained together.  
 PropertyDisplayAsLinearGets or sets whether this diameter dimension is displayed as a linear dimension.  
 PropertyElevationGets or sets whether or not to display an elevation symbol, which is controlled by IDisplayDimension::EndSymbol, at the end of ordinate dimension extension lines.  
 PropertyEndSymbolGets or sets the ordinate dimension end symbol.  
 PropertyExtensionLineExtendsFromCenterOfSetGets or sets whether extension lines extend from the center of this set of angular running dimensions.  
 PropertyExtensionLineSameAsLeaderStyleGets or sets whether to use leader line styles for extension line styles.  
 PropertyExtensionLineUseDocumentDisplayGets or sets whether to use the document settings for extension lines.  
 PropertyForeshortenedGets or sets whether a linear dimension is foreshortened in a drawing.  
 PropertyGridBubbleGets or sets whether or not to display a grid bubble at the end of ordinate dimension extension lines.  
 PropertyHorizontalJustificationGets or sets the dimension text's horizontal justification.  
 PropertyInspectionGets or sets whether a display dimension above the dimension line is displayed as an inspection dimension.  
 PropertyIsLinkedGets whether the dimension has text linked to it.  
 PropertyJoggedGets or sets whether this ordinate or angular running dimension is jogged.  
 PropertyLeaderVisibilityGets or sets which leader lines (dimension lines) are visible on a display dimension.  
 PropertyLowerInspectionGets or sets whether a display dimension below the dimension line is displayed as an inspection dimension.  
 PropertyMarkedForDrawingGets or sets whether this display dimension is marked to include in a drawing document.  
 PropertyMaxWitnessLineLengthGets or sets the maximum length of dimension extension lines.  
 PropertyOffsetTextGets or sets whether or not to offset the text of a dimension.  
 PropertyRunBidirectionallyGets or sets whether each dimension runs in a direction closest to the baseline in this angular running dimension.  
 PropertyScale2Gets or sets the scale value that is applied to the dimension value of this non-associative distance dimension.  
 PropertyShortenedRadiusGets or sets whether to display this radius display dimension with a foreshortened radius.  
 PropertyShowDimensionValueGets or sets whether the dimension value is displayed as part of the dimension text.  
 PropertyShowLowerParenthesisGets or sets whether to enclose the text below the dimension line of the display dimension in parentheses.  
 PropertyShowParenthesisGets or sets whether to enclose the text above the dimension line of the display dimension in parentheses.  
 PropertyShowTolParenthesisObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::ShowParenthesis.  
 PropertySmartWitnessGets or sets the smart display of extension lines.  
 PropertySolidLeaderGets or sets whether this display dimension is displayed with a solid leader for arc and radial dimensions.  
 PropertySplitGets or sets whether to split a dual dimension above and below an unbroken dimension line (also called a leader).   
 PropertyType2Gets the type of dimension.  
 PropertyVerticalJustificationGets the dimension text's vertical justification.  
 PropertyWitnessVisibilityGets or sets which extension lines are visible.  
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Public Methods

 NameDescription
 MethodAddDisplayEntOverrides the display graphics of objects.  
 MethodAddDisplayTextOverrides the display text.  
 MethodAutoJogOrdinateSets the auto-jog for this ordinate dimension.  
 MethodExplementaryAngleFlips an angular dimension to its explementary angle.  
 MethodGetAlternatePrecisionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetAlternatePrecision2.  
 MethodGetAlternatePrecision2Gets the displayed precision for the dual portion of this dimension.  
 MethodGetAlternateTolPrecisionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetAlternateTolPrecision.  
 MethodGetAlternateTolPrecision2Gets the displayed precision for the dual tolerance portion of this dimension.  
 MethodGetAnnotationGets the IAnnotation object for this specific annotation.  
 MethodGetArcLengthLeaderGets the leader style of this arc length dimension.  
 MethodGetArrowHeadStyleObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetArrowHeadStyle2.  
 MethodGetArrowHeadStyle2Gets the arrowhead style used by this display dimension.  
 MethodGetAutoArcLengthLeaderGets whether the leader style of this arc-length dimension is being automatically selected or selected by the user.  
 MethodGetBentLeaderLengthGets the length of the bent leader to use when displaying this dimension.  
 MethodGetBrokenLeader2Gets whether this display dimension has a broken or split leader.  
 MethodGetChamferUnitsGets the local units of measurement for a chamfer display dimension.  
 MethodGetDefinitionTransformGets the transform for this dimension.  
 MethodGetDimensionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetDimension2.  
 MethodGetDimension2Gets the model dimension used to create this display dimension.  
 MethodGetDisplayDataGets the display data for this display dimension.  
 MethodGetExtensionLineAsCenterlineGets whether the specified extension line is a centerline.  
 MethodGetFractionBaseGets whether this display dimension is displayed as a decimal value or a fraction.  
 MethodGetFractionValueGets the largest fraction denominator to be used when this display dimension is displayed in fraction format.  
 MethodGetHoleCalloutVariablesGets access to hole callout variables in a hole callout.  
 MethodGetJogParametersGets the jog in a linear dimension extension line.  
 MethodGetLinkedTextGets the text linked to this display dimension.  
 MethodGetLowerTextGets the text below the dimension line in a display dimension.  
 MethodGetNameForSelectionGets the name of the selected display dimension needed by IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2.  
 MethodGetNextObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodGetNext2Obsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodGetNext3Obsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodGetNext4Obsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodGetNext5Gets the next display dimension.  
 MethodGetOverrideGets whether to display the actual dimension value or to override it with another value.  
 MethodGetOverrideValueGets the value to display instead of the actual dimension value.  
 MethodGetPrimaryPrecisionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetPrimaryPrecision2.  
 MethodGetPrimaryPrecision2Gets the primary dimension precision setting for this display dimension.  
 MethodGetPrimaryTolPrecisionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetPrimaryTolPrecision2.  
 MethodGetPrimaryTolPrecision2Gets the primary tolerance precision setting for this display dimension.  
 MethodGetRoundToFractionGets whether the displayed dimension value is rounded off so that SOLIDWORKS can display it as a fraction.  
 MethodGetSecondArrowGets whether this diameter display dimension has the second arrow enabled.  
 MethodGetSupportsGenericTextGets whether the display dimension was created in SOLIDWORKS 2011 or later, which, if so, indicates that the display dimension is generic text.  
 MethodGetTextGets the text above the dimension line in a display dimension.  
 MethodGetTextFormatObsolete. Superseded by IAnnotation::GetTextFormat.  
 MethodGetTextFormatItemsGets the format tokens of the specified text portion of a multi-value display dimension.  
 MethodGetTypeObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::Type2.  
 MethodGetUnitsGets the units used by this display dimension.  
 MethodGetUseDocArrowHeadStyleGets whether this display dimension uses the document default setting for dimension arrowhead style.  
 MethodGetUseDocBentLeaderLengthGets whether this dimension is using the document default for bent leader length or not.  
 MethodGetUseDocBrokenLeaderGets whether this display dimension uses the document default setting for displaying leaders as broken.  
 MethodGetUseDocDualGets whether this display dimension uses the document setting for positioning dual dimensions.  
 MethodGetUseDocPrecisionObsolete. Not superseded.  
 MethodGetUseDocSecondArrowGets whether this diameter display dimension uses the document default setting for the display of the second outside arrow.  
 MethodGetUseDocTextFormatObsolete. Superseded by IAnnotation::GetUseDocTextFormat.  
 MethodGetUseDocUnitsGets whether this display dimension uses the document default setting for units.  
 MethodGetWitnessLineGapGets the gap of the specified dimension extension line.  
 MethodIAddDisplayEntOverrides the display graphics of objects for this display dimension.  
 MethodIAddDisplayTextOverrides the display text for this display dimension.  
 MethodIGetAnnotationGets the IAnnotation object for this specific annotation.  
 MethodIGetDimensionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetDimension2.  
 MethodIGetDisplayDataGets the display data for this display dimension.  
 MethodIGetNextObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodIGetNext2Obsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodIGetNext3Obsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::GetNext5.  
 MethodIGetTextFormatObsolete. Superseded by IAnnotation::IGetTextFormat.  
 MethodIsDimXpertObsolete. Superseded by IAnnotation::IsDimXpert.  
 MethodISetTextFormatObsolete. Superseded by IAnnotation::ISetTextFormat.  
 MethodIsHoleCalloutGets whether this display dimension is a hole callout.  
 MethodIsReferenceDimGets whether this display dimension is a reference dimension.  
 MethodResetExtensionLineStyleResets the style of the specified extension line.  
 MethodSetArcLengthLeaderSets the leader style of this arc-length dimension.  
 MethodSetArrowHeadStyleObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::SetArrowHeadStyle2.  
 MethodSetArrowHeadStyle2Sets the arrowhead style of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetBentLeaderLengthSets the bent leader length to use for this dimension.  
 MethodSetBrokenLeader2Sets the broken leader display characteristic of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetDualObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::SetDual2.  
 MethodSetDual2Controls the display of dual dimensions of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetExtensionLineAsCenterlineSets whether the specified extension line is a centerline.  
 MethodSetJogParametersSet the linear dimension extension line to be jogged.  
 MethodSetLineFontDimensionStyleSets the style of leader for this display dimension.  
 MethodSetLineFontDimensionThicknessSets the thickness of leaders of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetLineFontExtensionStyleSets the line font style for the extension lines of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetLineFontExtensionThicknessSets the thickness of the extension lines of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetLinkedTextSets the text to link to this display dimension.  
 MethodSetLowerTextSets the text below the dimension line in a display dimension.  
 MethodSetOverrideSets whether to display the actual dimension value or to display another value, and, if so, that value.  
 MethodSetPrecisionObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::SetPrecision2.  
 MethodSetPrecision2Obsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::SetPrecision3.  
 MethodSetPrecision3Sets the number of digits to display after the decimal point for precision and tolerance values in this display dimension.  
 MethodSetSecondArrowSets the second arrow characteristics of this diameter display dimension.  
 MethodSetTextSets the text above the dimension line in a display dimension.  
 MethodSetTextFormatObsolete. Superseded by IAnnotation::ISetTextFormat.  
 MethodSetUnitsObsolete. Superseded by IDisplayDimension::SetUnits2.  
 MethodSetUnits2Sets the unit display characteristics of this display dimension.  
 MethodSetWitnessLineGapSets the gap for the specified dimension extension line.  
 MethodSupplementaryAngleChanges the angle in the selected angular dimension to its supplementary angle.  
 MethodUnlinkUnlinks a previously linked display dimension.  
 MethodVerticallyOppositeAngleFlips an angular dimension to its vertically opposite angle.  
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