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Display3 Method (IBody2)

Displays a 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 the body exists
Selection state of temporary body as defined by swTempBodySelectOptions_e

Return Value

  • 0 = Success

  • 1 = Failed because you did not get the body before using this method

  • 2 = Invalid component

  • 3 = Not a part instance



Using this method, you can select temporary bodies. You can then assign colors to faces on temporary bodies and to entire temporary bodies using IFace2::MaterialPropertyValues or IFace2::IMaterialPropertyValues and IBody2::MaterialPropertyValues2 or IBody2::IMaterialPropertyValues2. To determine if a body is temporary, call IBody2::IsTemporaryBody.

If you specify swTempBodySelectable for the option argument, then the blocking state is set to swModifyBlock. The blocking state is unset after IBody2::Hide or IBody2::IHide is called.

The component cannot be in a subassembly.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15

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