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DrawingHandlerSetActiveDrawing Method (Drawing, Boolean)

Sets the active drawing that is currently open in Tekla Structures.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing (in Tekla.Structures.Drawing.dll) Version: 2021.0.0
public bool SetActiveDrawing(
	Drawing drawing,
	bool showDrawing


Type: Tekla.Structures.DrawingDrawing
The drawing to be set as the active drawing.
Type: SystemBoolean
Whether to open the drawing as visible or in the background (faster).

Return Value

Type: Boolean
True on success.
Exception Condition
CannotPerformOperationDrawingNotUpToDateException Thrown if the drawing is not up to date.
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