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InsertShape Method (ISketchManager)

Inserts a shape.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertShape( _
   const dsString& Name As System.String, _
   double PositionX As System.Double, _
   double PositionY As System.Double, _
   double PositionZ As System.Double, _
   double Height As System.Double, _
   double Rotation As System.Double _
) As Shape
Shape InsertShape( 
   System.string Name,
   System.double PositionX,
   System.double PositionY,
   System.double PositionZ,
   System.double Height,
   System.double Rotation
   Name : String,
   PositionX : Number,
   PositionY : Number,
   PositionZ : Number,
   Height : Number,
   Rotation : Number
) : dsShape
COM native C++ 
HRESULT InsertShape( 
   BSTR Name,
   DOUBLE PositionX,
   DOUBLE PositionY,
   DOUBLE PositionZ,
   DOUBLE Height,
   DOUBLE Rotation,
   IShape** Shape
DSRESULT InsertShape( 
   const dsString& Name,
   double PositionX,
   double PositionY,
   double PositionZ,
   double Height,
   double Rotation,
   dsShape** Shape


Name of the shape to insert (see Remarks)
x coordinate of the point where to insert the shape
y coordinate of the point where to insert the shape
z coordinate of the point where to insert the shape
Height of the shape
Angle by which to rotate the shape
Shape[out] or Return Value



A shape is stored as a reference to a font and to a character within that font. Essentially a shape is a single character of a compiled shape (SHX) font.

You must load the shape file before a shape in that file can be used in a drawing. Call IShapeManager::GetAvailableShapes to get the names of shapes loaded in the drawing.


See Also


DraftSight V1R4.0

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