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  • appearing immediately after the screen capture of the dialog corresponds to the settings on that dialog.
  • titled Obsolete Enumerators contains enumerators that previously appeared on the dialog but are now obsolete.

 

Setting

Get/Set Methods

Return Value
or
<Value>
or
<OnFlag>

Comment

Hidden edges displayed as - Solid

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay, swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplaySolid)

swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplaySolid

 

Hidden edges displayed as - Dashed

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay, swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplayDashed)

swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesHiddenEdgeDisplayDashed

 

Part/Assembly tangent edge display - As visible

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay, swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayVisible)

swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayVisible

 

Part/Assembly tangent edge display - As phantom

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay, swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayPhantom)

swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayPhantom

 

Part/Assembly tangent edge display - Removed

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay, swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayRemoved)

swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplay_e.swEdgesTangentEdgeDisplayRemoved

 

Edge display in shaded with edges mode - HLR

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay, swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayHLR)

swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayHLR

 

Edge display in shaded with edges mode - HLR - Optimize for thin parts

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayOptimizeForThinParts)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayOptimizeForThinParts, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

True to optimize for thin parts; valid only if Edge display in shaded with edges mode - HLR is set

Edge display in shaded with edges mode - Wireframe

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplay, swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayWireframe)

swEdgesShadedModeDisplay_e.swEdgesShadedModeDisplayWireframe)

 

Assembly transparency for in context edit - <selection box>

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparencyType)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparencyType, swInContextEditTransparencyType_e.<Value>)

See swInContextEditTransparencyType_e for valid options

 

Assembly transparency for in context edit - <slider>

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparency)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swEdgesInContextEditTransparency, <Value>)

Integer value between 0 and 100 indicating transparency

 

Anti-aliasing

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swSystemOptionDisplayAntiAliasing)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swSystemOptionDisplayAntiAliasing, <Value>)

See swSystemOptionDisplayAntiAliasing_e for valid options

Specifies whether to smooth out jagged edges in Shaded With Edges, Wireframe, Hidden Lines Removed, and Hidden Lines Visible modes

Highlight all edges of features selected in graphics view

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHighlightFeatureEdges)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesHighlightFeatureEdges, <OnFlag>)  

Boolean value

Specifies whether all edges on selected feature are highlighted when feature selected

Dynamic highlight from graphics view

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDynamicHighlight)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDynamicHighlight, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to highlight edges, faces, vertices, dimensions, annotations, and so on, in the graphics area when pointer moves across them

Show open edges of surfaces in different color

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesOpenEdgesDifferentColor)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesOpenEdgesDifferentColor, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to differentiate between open edges of surface and any tangent edges or silhouette

Display shaded planes

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDisplayShadedPlanes)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swEdgesDisplayShadedPlanes, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display transparent shaded planes with a wireframe edge that have different front and back colors

Display dimensions flat to screen

SldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayDimensionsFlatToScreen)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayDimensionsFlatToScreen, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display dimensions flat to screen

Display Graphics Components

SldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayGraphicsComponents)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayGraphicsComponents, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

 

 

Display notes flat to screen

SldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayNotesFlatToScreen)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayNotesFlatToScreen, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display notes flat to screen

Display reference triad

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayReferenceTriad

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayReferenceTriad, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display reference triad

Display scrollbars in graphics view

See Comment

See Comment

Not currently available in SOLIDWORKS API

Display draft quality ambient occlusion

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDraftQualityAmbientOcclusion)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDraftQualityAmbientOcclusion, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to use global lighting that adds realism to models by controlling the attenuation of ambient light due to occluded areas; available in all scenes when you use RealView graphics

Display Speedpak graphics circle

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplaySpeedpakGraphicsCircle)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplaySpeedpakGraphicsCircle, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display Speedpak graphics circle

Display pattern information tooltips

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayPatternInformationToolTips)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayPatternInformationToolTips, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to display pattern information tooltips

Show breadcrumbs on selection

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swShowBreadcrumbsOnSelection)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swShowBreadcrumbsOnSelection, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to show breadcrumbs on selection

Display unique equation identifier

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayEquationIds)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swDisplayEquationIds, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to show unique equation identifiers

Projection type for four view viewport

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swFourViewportProjectionType)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swFourViewportProjectionType, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value:

  • True = Third Angle

  • False = First Angle

Specifies projection type of model or drawing in four viewports

 

Obsolete Enumerators

Enumerator

Comment

swEdgesAntiAlias

Obsolete

swEdgesHighQualityDisplay

Obsolete

swEdgesRepaintAfterSelectionInHLR

Obsolete

 



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