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GetSelectByIdSpecification Method (ISelectionMgr)

Gets the selection specification for the specified object.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetSelectByIdSpecification( _
   ByVal Object As System.Object, _
   ByRef SelectByString As System.String, _
   ByRef ObjectType As System.String, _
   ByRef Type As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISelectionMgr
Dim Object As System.Object
Dim SelectByString As System.String
Dim ObjectType As System.String
Dim Type As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.GetSelectByIdSpecification(Object, SelectByString, ObjectType, Type)
System.bool GetSelectByIdSpecification( 
   System.object Object,
   out System.string SelectByString,
   out System.string ObjectType,
   out System.int Type
System.bool GetSelectByIdSpecification( 
&   System.Object^ Object,
&   [Out] System.String^ SelectByString,
&   [Out] System.String^ ObjectType,
&   [Out] System.int Type


Object for which to get the selection specification
Feature name of Object; "" if Object is not a feature
Type of Object
Type of Object as defined in swSelectType_e

Return Value

True if successful, false if not



See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2015 FCS, Revision Number 23.0

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