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SetArrowHeadStyle2 Method (IDisplayDimension)

Sets the arrowhead style of this display dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetArrowHeadStyle2( _
   ByVal UseDoc As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal Style1 As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Style2 As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDisplayDimension
Dim UseDoc As System.Boolean
Dim Style1 As System.Integer
Dim Style2 As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SetArrowHeadStyle2(UseDoc, Style1, Style2)
System.bool SetArrowHeadStyle2( 
   System.bool UseDoc,
   System.int Style1,
   System.int Style2
System.bool SetArrowHeadStyle2( 
&   System.bool UseDoc,
&   System.int Style1,
&   System.int Style2


True uses the document setting for arrowhead style, false uses the settings specified
in Style1 and Style2
Arrowhead style of first arrowhead as defined in swArrowStyle_e
Arrowhead style of second arrowhead as defined in swArrowStyle_e

Return Value

True if the arrowhead styles are set, false if not


The arrowhead style for a display dimension is controlled by a value stored in one of two places: on the owning document or on the individual display dimension. Use IDisplayDimension::GetUseDocArrowHeadStyle and IDisplayDimension::GetArrowHeadStyle2 to get the current values for these settings.

Setting UseDoc to True indicates that the document default setting for arrowhead style should be used, and Style1 and Style2 will be ignored.

After using this method, use IModelDoc2::GraphicsRedraw2 to redraw the graphics window to see your changes.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 99, datecode 1999207

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