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GetNameForSelection Method (IFeature)

Gets the selected feature's type and name.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetNameForSelection( _
   ByRef Type As System.String _
) As System.String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeature
Dim Type As System.String
Dim value As System.String
value = instance.GetNameForSelection(Type)
System.string GetNameForSelection( 
   out System.string Type
System.String^ GetNameForSelection( 
&   [Out] System.String^ Type


Type of feature as defined in swSelectType_e

Return Value

Name of feature



Call this method before calling IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 to get the type and name to pass to that method. IFeature::GetTypeName2 and IFeature::Name do not return the type and name required by IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2010 FCS, Revision Number 18.0

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