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DrawingPluginBaseDefineInput Method

The method Tekla Structures calls for the plug-in to query the input. The plug-in must then return an array list of input definition instances. The plug-in will be dependent on the items it returns. Dependent means that if any of these items change, for example the user moves the points, the plug-in will be re-run with new input. DefineInput is not called during the re-run, and thus all the actual implementation should be in the Run() method. The Run() method is always called in view coordinates.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Plugins
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Plugins (in Tekla.Structures.Plugins.dll) Version: 2018.1.0.0 (2018.1.0.0)
Syntax
public abstract List<DrawingPluginBaseInputDefinition> DefineInput()

Return Value

Type: ListDrawingPluginBaseInputDefinition
An array list of input definition instances. If the plug-in is not dependent on input, it should return an empty array list (not null).
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