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PickerPickObject Method (String)

Requests the user to pick one object. Returns the picked drawing object and the view in which the pick occurred.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing.UI
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing (in Tekla.Structures.Drawing.dll) Version: 2020.0.0.0 (2020.0.55582.0)
public Tuple<DrawingObject, ViewBase> PickObject(
	string prompt


Type: SystemString
The prompt shown in the status bar before the pick. See the class remarks for more information about prompts.

Return Value

Type: TupleDrawingObject, ViewBase

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Exception Condition
InvalidPluginPickerInputException Thrown when the picker is being used through a plug-in which has invalid PluginPickerInputs defined.
PickerInterruptedException Thrown when the user interrupts the picker before anything has been picked.
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