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SetUserPreferenceDouble Method (IModelDocExtension)

Sets document default user preference values. This method is intended for user preferences of type double.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetUserPreferenceDouble( _
   ByVal UserPref As System.Integer, _
   ByVal UserPrefOption As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Value As System.Double _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim UserPref As System.Integer
Dim UserPrefOption As System.Integer
Dim Value As System.Double
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SetUserPreferenceDouble(UserPref, UserPrefOption, Value)
System.bool SetUserPreferenceDouble( 
   System.int UserPref,
   System.int UserPrefOption,
   System.double Value
System.bool SetUserPreferenceDouble( 
&   System.int UserPref,
&   System.int UserPrefOption,
&   System.double Value


User preference as defined in swUserPreferenceDoubleValue_e

User-preference option for customizing annotation and dimension drafting standards and as defined in swUserPreferenceOption_e; if not needed, then specify swDetailingNoOptionSpecified


Value to assign to the user preference specified in UserPref

Return Value

True if the user preference is set, false if not



This method is equivalent to interactively setting document properties in the SOLIDWORKS software. See System Options and Document Properties for details.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2009 FCS, Revision Number 17.0

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