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WriteBlockBySpecifiedEntities Method (IDocument)

Saves the specified entities in this drawing to a new drawing file.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub WriteBlockBySpecifiedEntities( _
   const dsObjectPtrArray& EntitiesArray As System.Object, _
   long Units As System.Integer, _
   dsWriteBlockMode_e WriteBlockMode As dsWriteBlockMode_e, _
   dsPoint* InsertionPoint As Point, _
   const dsString& Destination As System.String _
void WriteBlockBySpecifiedEntities( 
   System.object EntitiesArray,
   System.int Units,
   dsWriteBlockMode_e WriteBlockMode,
   Point InsertionPoint,
   System.string Destination
   EntitiesArray : Array,
   Units : Number,
   WriteBlockMode : String,
   InsertionPoint : dsPoint,
   Destination : String
COM native C++ 
HRESULT WriteBlockBySpecifiedEntities( 
   VARIANT EntitiesArray,
   LONG Units,
   dsWriteBlockMode_e WriteBlockMode,
   IPoint* InsertionPoint,
   BSTR Destination
DSRESULT WriteBlockBySpecifiedEntities( 
   const dsObjectPtrArray& EntitiesArray,
   long Units,
   dsWriteBlockMode_e WriteBlockMode,
   dsPoint* InsertionPoint,
   const dsString& Destination


Array of entities to export (see Remarks)
Units as defined in dsBlockInsertUnits_e to use for automatic scaling when the file is inserted in a drawing that uses different units
Handling of drawing entities after they are exported as defined in dsWriteBlockMode_e
Insertion base point for changing the Block's scale and rotation
Path and filename where to save the specified entities, e.g., "c:\my_block.dwg"


Call ISketchManager::GetEntitiesIBlockDefinition::GetEntities, or ISelectionManager::GetSelectedObjects to specify EntitiesArray.

This method corresponds to the _EXPORTDRAWING command.


See Also


DraftSight 2017 SP2

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