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ProfileVIew objects in drawing

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07-17-2013 03:43 PM


Can anyone please tell me if it is possible to get all the Profile View objectIDs that is currently in the drawings?

-WITHOUT prompting a user for selection.  I want a objectIDcollection for all the profileviews.


I think this lacking in the api but any help would be appreciated.


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Re: ProfileVIew objects in drawing

07-17-2013 03:55 PM in reply to: theEntity

A couple of way s I can think of off the top of my head.

1. Use a filtered selection set and  Autodesk.AutoCAD.EditorInput.Editor.SelectAll(Autodesk.AutoCAD.EditorInput.SelectionFilter)


2. Run through all of the alignments in the drawing and get the ProfileViewIds from them with Autodesk.Civil.DatabaseServices.Alignment.GetProfileViewIds()



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Re: ProfileVIew objects in drawing

07-18-2013 06:13 AM in reply to: theEntity

And here is a C# code snippet using GetProfileViewIds() -


// Get the Aligments


alignments = civilDoc.GetAlignmentIds();



(ObjectId alignmentId in alignments)



Alignment alignment = alignmentId.GetObject(OpenMode.ForRead) asAlignment;


ObjectIdCollection profileViewIdColl = alignment.GetProfileViewIds();


// do what you want here




Hope this hekps !




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Re: ProfileVIew objects in drawing

07-18-2013 08:08 AM in reply to: theEntity

that is perfect. 


I was thinking I have to iterate through ALL the objects to check if

typeof (obj) is  Autodesk.Civil.DatabaseServices.ProfileView and it would take too long.


Thanks so much for the help.

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