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Get Break Line Data Example (C#)

This example shows how to get information on all break lines in a view.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Create or open a drawing with one or more views that contain
//    one or more break lines.
// 2. Open an Immediate Window.
// Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace GetBreakline_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

DrawingDoc Draw;
View swActiveView;
int Size;
int Breaks;
object info;
Double[] infoArray;

public void Main()
            Draw = (
long count = 0;
            count = Draw.GetViewCount();
Debug.Print("There are " + count + " views in this drawing including the sheet view.");
long i = 0;
long j = 0;
            swActiveView = (
// get the sheet
            swActiveView = (View)swActiveView.GetNextView();
// get the first view
            for (i = 0; i <= count - 2; i++)
Debug.Print("View " + (i + 1));
                Breaks = swActiveView.GetBreakLineCount2(
out Size);
Debug.Print("   Number of breaks is " + Breaks);
Debug.Print("   Size of break line data array is " + Size);

if (!(Breaks == 0))
                    info = swActiveView.GetBreakLineInfo2();
                    infoArray = (

                    // General break line information
                    Debug.Print("   General break line info:");
                    Debug.Print("     Style as defined in swBreakLineStyle_e: " + infoArray[0]);
                    Debug.Print("     Color (0 or -1 for default color): " + infoArray[1]);
                    Debug.Print("     Line type as defined in swLineTypes_e: " + infoArray[2]);
                    Debug.Print("     Line style as defined in swLineStyles_e: " + infoArray[3]);
                    Debug.Print("     Line weight as defined in swLineWeights_e: " + infoArray[4]);
                    Debug.Print("     Layer id: " + infoArray[5]);
                    Debug.Print("     Layer override as defined in swLayerOverride_e: " + infoArray[6]);
                    Debug.Print("     Number of line segments: " + infoArray[7]);
                    Debug.Print("     Number of arcs: " + infoArray[8]);
                    Debug.Print("     Number of jagged lines: " + infoArray[9]);
                    // Straight, zigzag, arc, or jagged break line data
                    Debug.Print("     Straight, zigzag, arc, or jagged break line data");
                    for (j = 10; j <= Size - 1; j++)
                        Debug.Print("      " + infoArray[j]);

                swActiveView = (


public SldWorks swApp;


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