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GetVisibleEntities2 Method (IView)

Gets the visible entities of the specified type for the specified component in this drawing view.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetVisibleEntities2( _
   ByVal LpViewComponent As Component2, _
   ByVal EntityType As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IView
Dim LpViewComponent As Component2
Dim EntityType As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetVisibleEntities2(LpViewComponent, EntityType)
System.object GetVisibleEntities2( 
   Component2 LpViewComponent,
   System.int EntityType
System.Object^ GetVisibleEntities2( 
&   Component2^ LpViewComponent,
&   System.int EntityType


Component from which to get EntityType
Type of entity as defined in swViewEntityType_e

Return Value

Array of the visible entities of EntityType in LpViewComponent



Visible entities are entities that are not completely obscured by other entities in the view.

The difference between this method and the now obsolete IView::GetVisibleEntities method is that this method supports silhouette edges (EntityType = swViewEntityType_e.swViewEntityType_SilhouetteEdge).


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2014 FCS, Revision Number 22.0

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