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GetActiveSketch2 Method (IModelDoc2)

Obsolete. Superseded by SketchManager::ActiveSketch.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetActiveSketch2() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetActiveSketch2()
System.object GetActiveSketch2()
System.Object^ GetActiveSketch2(); 

Return Value

Active sketch



Before you can use this method, you must select and activate a sketch. You can use IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 to select a sketch and ISketchManager::InsertSketch to make the sketch active.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15.0

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