API Reference

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Cloud Class

The Cloud class defines a cloud that is a polygon with a specific size set for the bulges.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing (in Tekla.Structures.Drawing.dll) Version: 2022.0.13611
Syntax
[SerializableAttribute]
public sealed class Cloud : ClosedGraphicObject

The Cloud type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public methodCloud(ViewBase, PointList)
Creates a new cloud instance with a point list using standard attributes.
Public methodCloud(ViewBase, PointList, CloudCloudAttributes)
Creates a new cloud instance with a point list using the given attributes.
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyAttributes
The attributes for the cloud.
Public propertyBulge
The bulge (curve) to use for the cloud (a bulge is the ratio between the height and width of an object).
Public propertyHideable
Accesses the information if this object is hidden or not or if it should be.
(Inherited from GraphicObject.)
Public propertyPoints
The list of points for the cloud. The points you insert will specify the corner points of the cloud. After you insert the object, you will get every cloud point back.
Public propertyQueryReturnValue
Status information about the latest database operation (select, insert, modify, delete).
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodDelete
Calls the system to delete the object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectDelete.)
Public methodGetDoubleUserProperties(DictionaryString, Double)
Retrieves all double user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodGetDoubleUserProperties(ListString, DictionaryString, Double)
Retrieves all double user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodGetDrawing
Gets the drawing where the drawing object is.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public methodGetIntegerUserProperties(DictionaryString, Int32)
Retrieves all integer user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodGetIntegerUserProperties(ListString, DictionaryString, Int32)
Retrieves all integer user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodGetRelatedObjects
Gets the related objects of the current object.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public methodGetRelatedObjects(Type)
Gets the related objects of the current object that are of certain types.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public methodGetStringUserProperties(DictionaryString, String)
Retrieves all string user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodGetStringUserProperties(ListString, DictionaryString, String)
Retrieves all string user properties for the object with the given list of names.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodGetUserProperty(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 methodGetUserProperty(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 methodGetUserProperty(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 methodGetView
Gets the view where the drawing object is.
(Inherited from DrawingObject.)
Public methodInsert
Calls the system to insert the new object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectInsert.)
Public methodIsEqual
Compares the current object with an object of the same type.
(Overrides DrawingObjectIsEqual(Object).)
Public methodIsSameDatabaseObject
Returns true if the current object and the given object are referencing the same database object.
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public methodModify
Calls the system to update/modify the object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectModify.)
Public methodSelect
Calls the system to select and retrieve the object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectSelect.)
Public methodSetUserProperty(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 methodSetUserProperty(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 methodSetUserProperty(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 methodToString
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())
           {
               Cloud MyCloud;
               PointList PolygonPoints = new PointList();
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(10,10));
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(50,10));
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(50,50));
               PolygonPoints.Add(new Point(10,50));
               DrawingObjectEnumerator views = MyDrawingHandler.GetActiveDrawing().GetSheet().GetAllViews();
               while(views.MoveNext())
               {
                   MyCloud = new Cloud(views.Current as ViewBase, PolygonPoints);
                   MyCloud.Insert();
               }
           }
       }
}
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