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IGetFaceHatches Method (IView)

Gets the face hatches in the view.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetFaceHatches( _
   ByVal NumFacesHatches As System.Integer _
) As FaceHatch
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IView
Dim NumFacesHatches As System.Integer
Dim value As FaceHatch
value = instance.IGetFaceHatches(NumFacesHatches)
FaceHatch IGetFaceHatches( 
   System.int NumFacesHatches
FaceHatch^ IGetFaceHatches( 
&   System.int NumFacesHatches



Number of face hatches in the view

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of face hatches
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported

See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.


Call IView::GetFaceHatchCount before calling this method to get the value for NumFacesHatches.

To get the number of solid-fill hatches in a detail, broken, or crop view, use IView::GetSolidHatchCount. To get solid hatches in detail, broken, or crop views, use IView::GetSolidHatchInfo or IView::IGetSolidHatchInfo.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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