API Reference

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EmbeddedObjectBase Class

The EmbeddedObjectBase class defines an embedded object in a drawing. The object refers to another file in the file system and its drawing representation is updated when a drawing is opened.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Drawing (in Tekla.Structures.Drawing.dll) Version: 2022.0.13611
Syntax
[SerializableAttribute]
public abstract class EmbeddedObjectBase : DrawingObject, 
	IResizeable, IMovableRelative, IAxisAlignedBoundingBox, IObjectAlignedBoundingBox

The EmbeddedObjectBase type exposes the following members.

Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyAngle
Gets or sets the angle (in degrees).
Public propertyAttributes
Gets or sets the attributes.
Public propertyFileName
Gets or sets the file name defining the embedded object.
Public propertyInsertionPoint
Gets or sets the insertion point.
Public propertyQueryReturnValue
Status information about the latest database operation (select, insert, modify, delete).
(Inherited from DatabaseObject.)
Public propertySize
Gets or sets the size of the frame of the embedded object.
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodDelete
Deletes the embedded object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectDelete.)
Public methodGetAxisAlignedBoundingBox
Gets the bounding box for the current object in the global axis coordinate system.
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 methodGetObjectAlignedBoundingBox
Gets the bounding box for the current object in its local coordinate system.
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
Inserts the embedded 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
Modifies the embedded object.
(Overrides DatabaseObjectModify.)
Public methodCode exampleMoveObjectRelative
Moves the object according to the given move vector.
Public methodResize
Resizes the object. The scaling type is changed to ScaleToFit.
Public methodSelect
Selects the embedded 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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