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SketchOffsetEntities2 Method (IModelDoc2)

Generates entities in the active sketch by offsetting the selected geometry by the specified amount.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SketchOffsetEntities2( _
   ByVal Offset As System.Double, _
   ByVal BothDirections As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal Chain As System.Boolean _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim Offset As System.Double
Dim BothDirections As System.Boolean
Dim Chain As System.Boolean
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SketchOffsetEntities2(Offset, BothDirections, Chain)
System.bool SketchOffsetEntities2( 
   System.double Offset,
   System.bool BothDirections,
   System.bool Chain
System.bool SketchOffsetEntities2( 
&   System.double Offset,
&   System.bool BothDirections,
&   System.bool Chain



Offset distance in meters


True to offset in both directions, false to not


True if you want entire chain of entities offset, false if you want only selected sketch entities offset (see Remarks)

Return Value

True if the offset is successful, false if not


The geometry selected for offset can be an edge, loop, face, external sketch curve, external sketch contour, set of edges, or set of external sketch curves.

Specifying true for the Chain argument offsets the selected entity and any other entities that belong to the same contour or chain (contiguous, geometric entities like edges).

NOTE: If the selected geometry is a sketch item, it must be an external sketch curve (for example, it cannot be an item in the active sketch). To offset sketch segments within the active sketch, use IModelDoc2::SketchOffset2.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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