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SetBalloon Method (INote)

Sets the balloon style, size, and fit for this note.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetBalloon( _
   ByVal Style As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Size As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As INote
Dim Style As System.Integer
Dim Size As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SetBalloon(Style, Size)
System.bool SetBalloon( 
   System.int Style,
   System.int Size
System.bool SetBalloon( 
&   System.int Style,
&   System.int Size



Balloon style as defined in swBalloonStyle_e

Balloon size or fit as defined in swBalloonFit_e

Return Value

True if the style and size are successfully set, false if not



If the style is specified as swBS_None, the size value is ignored.

The swBS_SplitCirc style is not valid for use with this method. If it is used, then the style is set to swBS_None instead.

If an invalid style or size is specified (one that is not in the enumeration), this method returns false and no action is taken.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0

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