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AddOrdinateDimension Method (IModelDocExtension)

Inserts an ordinate dimension.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddOrdinateDimension( _
   ByVal DimType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal LocX As System.Double, _
   ByVal LocY As System.Double, _
   ByVal LocZ As System.Double _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim DimType As System.Integer
Dim LocX As System.Double
Dim LocY As System.Double
Dim LocZ As System.Double
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.AddOrdinateDimension(DimType, LocX, LocY, LocZ)
System.int AddOrdinateDimension( 
   System.int DimType,
   System.double LocX,
   System.double LocY,
   System.double LocZ
System.int AddOrdinateDimension( 
&   System.int DimType,
&   System.double LocX,
&   System.double LocY,
&   System.double LocZ


Dimension type as defined in swAddOrdinateDims_e

X location for the dimension


Y location for the dimension

Z location for the dimension

Return Value

Error as defined by swCreateOrdDimError_e



Before using this method, select the base entity to act as the datum point for the ordinate dimension and any additional entities to include in the group of ordinate dimensions.

Selections made immediately after calling this method continue to add ordinate dimensions to the group of ordinate dimensions. When you finish adding ordinate dimensions to the group, use IModelDoc2::SetPickMode to return to the default selection mode.

Use IModelDoc2::EditOrdinate to add ordinate dimensions to an existing group of ordinate dimensions.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15.0

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