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Display3 Method (IBody2)

Displays this temporary body in the context of the specified part or component.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function Display3( _
   ByVal Component As System.Object, _
   ByVal Color As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Option As System.Integer _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBody2
Dim Component As System.Object
Dim Color As System.Integer
Dim Option As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.Display3(Component, Color, Option)
System.int Display3( 
   System.object Component,
   System.int Color,
   System.int Option
System.int Display3( 
&   System.Object^ Component,
&   System.int Color,
&   System.int Option


Part or component where this temporary body exists (see Remarks)
COLORREF value (see Remarks)
Selection state of this temporary body as defined by swTempBodySelectOptions_e (see Remarks)

Return Value

  • 0 = Success

  • 1 = Failed because this body is not a temporary body

  • 2 = Invalid component

  • 3 = Not a part instance



This method:

  • Is valid only for temporary bodies. To determine whether a body is temporary, use IBody2::IsTemporaryBody.
  • Applies Color to this temporary body in the graphics area, effectively selecting it.

You can also use IBody2::MaterialPropertyValues2 to change the appearance of this temporary body.

Component cannot be in a subassembly.

Specifying Option with swTempBodySelectable sets the blocking state to swBlockingStates_e.swModifyBlock. Unset the blocking state by calling IBody2::Hide.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15

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