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InsertSketchText Method (IModelDoc2)

Inserts sketch text.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertSketchText( _
   ByVal Ptx As System.Double, _
   ByVal Pty As System.Double, _
   ByVal Ptz As System.Double, _
   ByVal Text As System.String, _
   ByVal Alignment As System.Integer, _
   ByVal FlipDirection As System.Integer, _
   ByVal HorizontalMirror As System.Integer, _
   ByVal WidthFactor As System.Integer, _
   ByVal SpaceBetweenChars As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim Ptx As System.Double
Dim Pty As System.Double
Dim Ptz As System.Double
Dim Text As System.String
Dim Alignment As System.Integer
Dim FlipDirection As System.Integer
Dim HorizontalMirror As System.Integer
Dim WidthFactor As System.Integer
Dim SpaceBetweenChars As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.InsertSketchText(Ptx, Pty, Ptz, Text, Alignment, FlipDirection, HorizontalMirror, WidthFactor, SpaceBetweenChars)
System.object InsertSketchText( 
   System.double Ptx,
   System.double Pty,
   System.double Ptz,
   System.string Text,
   System.int Alignment,
   System.int FlipDirection,
   System.int HorizontalMirror,
   System.int WidthFactor,
   System.int SpaceBetweenChars
System.Object^ InsertSketchText( 
&   System.double Ptx,
&   System.double Pty,
&   System.double Ptz,
&   System.String^ Text,
&   System.int Alignment,
&   System.int FlipDirection,
&   System.int HorizontalMirror,
&   System.int WidthFactor,
&   System.int SpaceBetweenChars


X coordinate of text
Y coordinate of text
Z coordinate of text

Text to insert

  • 0 = Left

  • 1 = Center

  • 2 = Right

  • 3 = Fully justified


Vertical flip direction


Horizontal flip direction


Width factor of the text


Amount of space between the characters in the text block

Return Value

Sketch text



If you want to align the text with an edge or sketch segment, you must select the edge or sketch segment with a mark of 1.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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