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DistanceCurrentUnitType Property

Gets or sets the current unit type.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype (in Tekla.Structures.Datatype.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public static DistanceUnitType CurrentUnitType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: DistanceUnitType
The current unit type.
This example shows how to specify the current unit type.
using Tekla.Structures.Datatype;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
       public void Example1()
           // Current unit type controls the default unit type used in parsing.
           Distance.CurrentUnitType = Distance.UnitType.Millimeter;
           Distance distance = Distance.Parse("30.2", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture);
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