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GetSafeEntity Method (IEntity)

Gets a safe entity.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetSafeEntity() As Entity
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IEntity
Dim value As Entity
value = instance.GetSafeEntity()
Entity GetSafeEntity()
Entity^ GetSafeEntity(); 

Return Value

Pointer to the IEntity object



A safe entity is an entity that continues to be valid after rebuilds until the pointer becomes invalid if the entity object to which it points is deleted.

To determine if an entity is safe, use the IEntity::IsSafe property. This property is read-only and does not persist from session to session.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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