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Erased Property (IAttributeInstance)

Gets or sets whether to erase or restore the BlockAttribute instance.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Erased As System.Boolean
System.bool Erased {get; set;}
get_Erased () : Boolean
put_Erased (
   NewVal : Boolean
COM native C++ 
HRESULT get_Erased(
HRESULT put_Erased( 
DSRESULT get_Erased (
   bool* Val
DSRESULT put_Erased(
   bool NewVal

Property Value

True to erase the BlockAttribute instance, false to restore it (see Remarks)


If this property is set to true... Then the BlockAttribute instance...
and the drawing remains open is not displayed and can be restored by setting this property to false.
when the drawing is closed is deleted from the drawing and cannot be restored.


See Also


DraftSight V1R1.1

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