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namespace VectorWorks::IFCLib

Member of VCOM:VectorWorks:IFCLib:IIFCSupport

Returns the property value of an entity property.

VCOMError IFC_GetEntityProp(
MCObjectHandle hObject,
const TXString& strIfcPropName,
TXString& strIfcPropValue,
short& iType);


hObject MCObjectHandle Handle to object.
strIfcPropName TXString Property name.
strIfcPropValue TXString Returns the property value.
iType short Retruns the property type. Possible values: UNKNOWN(0), IDENTIFIER(1), DOUBLE(2); BOOLEAN(3); INTEGER(4); NUMBER(5); LOGICAL(6); STRING(7); ENUMERATION(8); SELECT(9)

Return Value

Uses standard VCOM Error Reporting.

Return value meaning:

kVCOMError_NotInitialized Bad VCOM instance used to call the fuction.
kVCOMError_Failed Routine failed.
kVCOMError_NoError Routine succeeded.


Note that this function returns only property values from entities. For values from Property Sets please use IFC_GetPsetProp.

Note that this function will return a value only if there is an attached IFC record to the objects. If you want to have the IFC Data Mapping value for the property returned, please use IFC_GetEntityProp2.

Use this function via global pointer gIFC.


Available from: Vectorworks 2008.
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