Tekla Open API

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Cloud Class

The Cloud class defines a cloud that is a polygon with a specific size set for the bulges.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing (in Tekla.Structures.Drawing.dll) Version: 2018.1.0.0 (2018.1.0.0)
Syntax
[SerializableAttribute]
public sealed class Cloud : ClosedGraphicObject

The Cloud type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  Name Description
Public method Cloud(ViewBase, PointList)
Creates a new cloud instance with a point list using standard attributes.
Public method Cloud(ViewBase, PointList, CloudCloudAttributes)
Creates a new cloud instance with a point list using the given attributes.
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Properties
  Name Description
Public property Attributes
The attributes for the cloud.
Public property Bulge
The bulge (curve) to use for the cloud (a bulge is the ratio between the height and width of an object).
Public property Hideable
Accesses the information if this object is hidden or not or if it should be.
(Inherited from GraphicObject.)
Public property Points
The list of points for the cloud. The points you insert will specify the corner points of the cloud. After you insert the object, you will get every cloud point back.
Public property QueryReturnValue
Status information about the latest database operation (select, insert, modify, delete).
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
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Methods
  Name Description
Public method Delete
Calls the system to delete the object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectDelete.)
Public method GetDoubleUserProperties(DictionaryString, Double)
Retrieves all double user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetDoubleUserProperties(ListString, DictionaryString, Double)
Retrieves all double user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetDrawing
Gets the drawing where the drawing object is.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public method GetIntegerUserProperties(DictionaryString, Int32)
Retrieves all integer user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetIntegerUserProperties(ListString, DictionaryString, Int32)
Retrieves all integer user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetRelatedObjects
Gets the related objects of the current object.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public method GetRelatedObjects(Type)
Gets the related objects of the current object that are of certain types.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public method GetStringUserProperties(DictionaryString, String)
Retrieves all string user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetStringUserProperties(ListString, DictionaryString, String)
Retrieves all string user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetUserProperty(String, Double)
Gets a double property from the drawing object. The object has to be in a drawing before the method can be used.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetUserProperty(String, Int32)
Gets an integer property from the drawing object. The object has to be in a drawing before the method can be used.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetUserProperty(String, String)
Gets a string property from the drawing object. The object has to be in a drawing before the method can be used.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method GetView
Gets the view where the drawing object is.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public method Insert
Calls the system to insert the new object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectInsert.)
Public method IsEqual
Compares the current object with an object of the same type.
(Overrides DrawingObjectIsEqual(Object).)
Public method IsSameDatabaseObject
Returns true if the current object and the given object are referencing the same database object.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method Modify
Calls the system to update/modify the object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectModify.)
Public method Select
Calls the system to select and retrieve the object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectSelect.)
Public method SetUserProperty(String, Double)
Sets a double property for the drawing object. The object has to be in a drawing before the method can be used.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method SetUserProperty(String, Int32)
Sets an integer property for the drawing object. The object has to be in a drawing before the method can be used.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method SetUserProperty(String, String)
Sets a string property for the drawing object. The object has to be in a drawing before the method can be used.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method ToString
Changes the string presentation of the drawing object.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
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Examples
using Tekla.Structures.Drawing;
using Tekla.Structures.Geometry3d;

public class Example
{
       public void Example1()
       {
           DrawingHandler MyDrawingHandler = new DrawingHandler();
           if(MyDrawingHandler.GetConnectionStatus())
           {
               Cloud MyCloud;
               PointList PolygonPoints = new PointList();
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(10,10));
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(50,10));
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(50,50));
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(10,50));
               DrawingObjectEnumerator views = MyDrawingHandler.GetActiveDrawing().GetSheet().GetAllViews();
               while(views.MoveNext())
               {
                   MyCloud = new Cloud(views.Current as ViewBase, PolygonPoints);
                   MyCloud.Insert();
               }
           }
       }
}
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