Hide Table of Contents
GetProperties Method (ISheet)

Obsolete. Superseded by ISheet::GetProperties2.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetProperties() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISheet
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetProperties()
System.object GetProperties()
System.Object^ GetProperties(); 

Return Value

Array of doubles (see Remarks)



The return value is the following array of seven doubles:

 [ paperSize, templateIn, scale1, scale2, firstAngle, width, height, sameCustomPrp ]


paperSize = Paper size; this value is a long or integer packed into a double and is represented by the swDwgPaperSizes_e enumeration

templateIn = Template index; this value is a long or integer packed into a double and is represented by the swDwgTemplates_e enumeration

scale1 = Scale numerator

scale2 = Scale denominator

firstAngle = Value is a boolean packed into a double and returns true if the sheet is using first angle projection and false if not

width = Paper width

height = Paper height 

NOTE: To ensure a correct return value, open the document as read-write or read-only. Insufficient information is available if you open the document as view-only.

You can also use ISheet::GetSize to get the size of the sheet and the standard sheet size.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15.0

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   GetProperties Method (ISheet)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2018 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.