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IGetAngularUnits Method (IModelDoc2)

Gets the current angular unit settings.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetAngularUnits() As System.Short
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim value As System.Short
value = instance.IGetAngularUnits()
System.short IGetAngularUnits()
System.short IGetAngularUnits(); 

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of 5 shorts (see Remarks)
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported

    See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.

  • Remarks

    The format of the returned data is an array of 5 shorts:

    [ AngleUnit, FractionBase, FractionValue, SignificantDigits, RoundToFraction ]


    • AngleUnit =  current angular units. You can find the unit types in swAngleUnit_e.

    • FractionBase =  Not currently supported. Do not use the return value in this field.

    • FractionValue = Not currently supported. Do not use the return value in this field.

    • SignificantDigits =  significant digits if using decimal units.

    • RoundToFraction =  Not currently supported. Do not use the return value in this field.


    See Also


    SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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