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GetUnits Method (IDisplayDimension)

Gets the units used by this display dimension.

.NET Syntax

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

Return Value

Units for this display dimension as defined in swLengthUnits_e or swAngleUnits_e (see Remarks)


A display dimension's units are controlled by a value stored in one of two places:

  • document setting.
    - or -
  • local display dimension setting.

Use IDisplayDimension::GetUseDocUnits to determine whether the display dimension's settings are from the document setting or local display dimension setting.

If the display dimension uses... Then IDisplayDimension::GetUnits returns...
Document setting -1
Local display dimension setting swLengthUnits_e or swAngleUnits_e value

Use IDisplayDimension::SetUnits to set the display dimension's unit setting.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 99, datecode 1999207

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