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IDLffDXF::Read

IDLffDXF::Read

Syntax | Arguments | Keywords | Examples | Version History

The IDLffDXF::Read function method reads a file, parsing the DXF object information contained in the file, and inserts it into itself.

Syntax


Result =Obj->[IDLffDXF::]Read(Filename)

Return Value


Returns a 1 indicating success in reading the file, otherwise 0.

Arguments


Filename

A scalar string containing the full path and filename of the DXF file to be read.

Keywords


None

Examples


; Read all the lines from the electrical layer:
oDXF = OBJ_NEW('IDLffDXF')
IF (oDXF->Read('myDXF.dxf')) THEN BEGIN
   contents = oDXF->GetContents(4,COUNT=numLines, $
      LAYER='Electrical')
   IF (numLines ne 0) THEN BEGIN
      lines = oDXF->GetEntity(4,LAYER='Electrical')
   ENDIF
ENDIF

Version History


5.2

Introduced



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