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GetTextFormatItems Method (IDisplayDimension)

Gets the format tokens of the specified text portion of a multi-value display dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetTextFormatItems( _
   ByVal WhichText As System.Integer, _
   ByRef TokensDefinition As System.Object, _
   ByRef TokensEvaluated As System.Object _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDisplayDimension
Dim WhichText As System.Integer
Dim TokensDefinition As System.Object
Dim TokensEvaluated As System.Object
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.GetTextFormatItems(WhichText, TokensDefinition, TokensEvaluated)
System.int GetTextFormatItems( 
   System.int WhichText,
   out System.object TokensDefinition,
   out System.object TokensEvaluated
System.int GetTextFormatItems( 
&   System.int WhichText,
&   [Out] System.Object^ TokensDefinition,
&   [Out] System.Object^ TokensEvaluated


Portion of the display dimension text as defined in swDimensionTextParts_e
Array of strings containing format symbols for the text portion specified in WhichText
Array of strings containing evaluations of symbols in TokensDefinition

Return Value

Size of returned arrays



Each display dimension's PropertyManager page contains a section called Dimension Text that specifies the format of the displayed dimension. The format consists of function symbols or tokens enclosed within angle brackets (e.g., <DIM>), each of which connotes the function or definition of the value symbols that follow it.

This method retrieves all of the symbols, both function and value, for the portion of the display dimension text specified by WhichText. It also retrieves values for any symbols that can be evaluated in TokensDefinition.

NOTE: This method does not support hole callouts.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2011 FCS, Revision Number 19.0

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