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ModelObject Class

The ModelObject class is an abstract class for all model objects in the drawing side. The model objects of the drawing side contain identifiers of the actual model objects in the model database. The model objects appear and disappear based on current view properties (view size, settings).
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 abstract class ModelObject : DrawingObject, 
	IHideable

The ModelObject type exposes the following members.

Properties
  Name Description
Public property Attributes
Gets or sets the attributes of the current object. Only attributes of the same type as the object are allowed.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public property Hideable
Accesses the information if this object is hidden or not or if it should be.
Public property ModelIdentifier
The database identifier of the model object in the model database. By using this identifier, it is possible to select the actual object in the Tekla Structures model.
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
Deletes the instance from the database.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
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
Inserts the object instance into the database. The inserted instance must be of a real type.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method IsEqual
Compares the current object with the given object. Checks every field of both objects for equality.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
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
Modifies the instance in the database.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public method Select
Selects the object instance from the database.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
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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See Also
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  Tekla.Structures.DrawingDatabaseObject
    Tekla.Structures.DrawingDrawingObject
      Tekla.Structures.DrawingModelObject
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingBolt
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingConnection
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingEdgeChamfer
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingGrid
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingGridLine
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingPart
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingPourBreak
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingPourObject
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingReferenceModel
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingReinforcementBase
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingSurfacing
        Tekla.Structures.DrawingWeld