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Transform2 Property (IComponent2)

Gets or sets the component transform.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Transform2 As MathTransform
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IComponent2
Dim value As MathTransform
instance.Transform2 = value
value = instance.Transform2
MathTransform Transform2 {get; set;}
property MathTransform^ Transform2 {
   MathTransform^ get();
   void set ( &   MathTransform^ value);

Property Value

Component transform



This property affects the underlying model geometry and the display of the component.

You must specify the transform in relation to the root component. This also applies when there is an in-context edit in progress. The transform is still with respect to the root component of the active assembly document, not with respect to the root component of the edit target. See IConfiguration::GetRootComponent and IConfiguration::IGetRootComponent2.

The destination component, or any component above it in the assembly tree, is moved so that the destination component's transform is set to the desired one.

You can call IModelDoc2::Rebuild with the swUpdateMates argument to rebuild the model after transforming a component. This is much faster than rebuilding all of the geometry for the model using the now obsolete IAssemblyDoc::EditRebuild.

This property lets you violate existing mate relationships. If you place a component at an invalid location based on the mate definitions, then IModelDoc2::Rebuild recalculates existing mate relationships and moves your components to the closest valid location.

After you change a component's transform, you can call IAssemblyDoc::UpdateBox to avoid clipping in shaded display mode.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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