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GetType Method (IAnnotation)

Gets the type of the annotation.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetType() As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAnnotation
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.GetType()
System.int GetType()
System.int GetType(); 

Return Value

Type of the annotation as defined in swAnnotationType_e



If this annotation contains only Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI), then this method returns swAnnotationType_e.swPMIOnly. In that case, use IAnnotation::GetPMIType and IAnnotation::GetPMIData to obtain the PMI data associated with this annotation.

This method is useful when the IAnnotation object is obtained with IAnnotation::GetSpecificAnnotation or IAnnotation::IGetSpecificAnnotation.


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