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Select Method (ISelectionSet)

Selects all of the objects in this selection set.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function Select() As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISelectionSet
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.Select()
System.bool Select()
System.bool Select(); 

Return Value

True if all of the objects in this selection set are selected, false if not (see Remarks)



To use this method:

  1. Call ISelectionMgr::SuspendSelectionList to suspend the current selection list, preserving its contents and starting a new selection list.
  2. Call ISelectionSet::Select to add the objects in the selection set to the new selection list.
  3. Process the objects in the new selection list.
  4. Call ISelectionMgr::ResumeSelectionList to reinstate the suspended selection list.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2017 FCS, Revision Number 25.0

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