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GetPlotPositionFormatOptions Method (ICWResults)

Gets the position format options for the specified plot.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetPlotPositionFormatOptions( _
   ByVal SPlotName As System.String, _
   ByRef ErrorCode As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICWResults
Dim SPlotName As System.String
Dim ErrorCode As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetPlotPositionFormatOptions(SPlotName, ErrorCode)
System.object GetPlotPositionFormatOptions( 
   System.string SPlotName,
   out System.int ErrorCode
System.Object^ GetPlotPositionFormatOptions( 
&   System.String^ SPlotName,
&   [Out] System.int ErrorCode


Plot name (see Remarks)
Error as defined in swsResultsError_e

Return Value

Array of plot position/format options (see Remarks)



Call ICWResults::GetPlotNames to populate SPlotName.

The 0-based array contains eight elements:

Array element... Contains...
0 Double[0,1]; horizontal position from the left of the graphics area; percentage of the window width
1 Double[0,1]; vertical position from the top of the graphics area; percentage of the window height
2 Chart width option as defined in swsColorChartWidthOptionValue_e
3 Chart number format as defined in swsColorChartNumberFormatOptionValue_e
4 0 <= Number of decimal places to display <= 16
5 Boolean; whether to display chart numbers with a 1000 comma separator; valid only if array element 3 is swsColorChartNumberFormatOptionValue_e.swsColorChartNumberFormatFloating or swsColorChartNumberFormatOptionValue_e.swsColorChartNumberFormatGeneral
6 Boolean; whether to use different number format for small numbers (0.001 < |x| < 1000); valid only if array element 3 is swsColorChartNumberFormatOptionValue_e.swsColorChartNumberFormatScientific
7 Number format for small numbers as defined in swsColorNumberFormatUseDiffNumberFormatOptionValue_e; valid only if array element 6 is true

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Simulation API 2015 SP0

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