Tekla Open API

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Line Class

The Line class defines a line that is a two-point line with an optional bulge (curve).
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 Line : OpenGraphicObject

The Line type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  Name Description
Public method Line(ViewBase, Point, Point)
Creates a new line instance with two points and no bulge (straight line) using standard attributes.
Public method Line(ViewBase, Point, Point, Double)
Creates a new line instance with two points and a bulge using standard attributes.
Public method Line(ViewBase, Point, Point, LineLineAttributes)
Creates a new line instance with two points and no bulge (straight line) using the given attributes.
Public method Line(ViewBase, Point, Point, Double, LineLineAttributes)
Creates a new line instance with two points and a bulge using the given attributes.
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Properties
  Name Description
Public property Attributes
The attributes for the line.
Public property Bulge
The bulge (curve) to use for the line (a bulge is the ratio between the height and width of an object).
Public property EndPoint
The end point of the line.
Public property Hideable
Accesses the information if this object is hidden or not or if it should be.
(Inherited from GraphicObject.)
Public property QueryReturnValue
Status information about the latest database operation (select, insert, modify, delete).
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public property StartPoint
The start point of the line.
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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())
           {
               Tekla.Structures.Drawing.Line MyLine;
               DrawingObjectEnumerator myviews = MyDrawingHandler.GetActiveDrawing().GetSheet().GetAllViews();
               while(myviews.MoveNext())
               {
                   MyLine = new Tekla.Structures.Drawing.Line(myviews.Current as ViewBase,
                       new Point(10, 10), new Point(200, 200), 0.5);
                   MyLine.Insert();
                   MyLine.Bulge = 0.0;
                   MyLine.Modify();
               }
           }
       }
}
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