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Database DimStyle

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01-16-2006 01:10 PM
What is the proper way to set a Database's active DimStyle using the Managed API? When I set a DimStyle with the sample code below, it is set, but it's values are overridden by the properties of whatever DimStyle was previously set.

private void SetDimStyle(string dimStyleName)
{
 Database db = HostApplicationServices.WorkingDatabase;
 using (Transaction trans = db.TransactionManager.StartTransaction())
 {
  DimStyleTable dst = (DimStyleTable)trans.GetObject(db.DimStyleTableId, OpenMode.ForRead);
  if (dst.Has(dimStyleName))
  {
   DimStyleTableRecord dstr = (DimStyleTableRecord)trans.GetObject(dst[dimStyleName], OpenMode.ForRead);

   if (dstr.ObjectId != db.Dimstyle)
    db.Dimstyle = dstr.ObjectId;
  }
 }
}

That's it. I get the same results whether or not the dimstyle I am setting is just added, or already existed in the drawing.

Thanks!
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