Constraint Class

A Constraint is a condition imposed on an element. Constraints are accessed through the Element Constraints collection.

Associated table in .EAP file:     t_objectconstraints

Constraint Attributes:

Attribute

Type

Notes

Name

String

Read/Write

The name of the constraint (that is, the constraint).

 

Notes

String

Read/Write

Notes about the constraint.

 

ObjectType

ObjectType

Read only

Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

 

ParentID

Long

Read only

The ElementID of the element to which this constraint applies.

 

Status

String

Read/Write

The current status of the constraint.

 

Type

String

Read/Write

The constraint type.

 

Weight

Long

Read/Write

A weighting factor.

 

Constraint Methods:

Method

Type

Notes

GetLastError ()

String

Returns a string value describing the most recent error that occurred in relation to this object.

This function is rarely used as an exception is thrown when an error occurs.

 

Update ()

Boolean

Update the current Constraint object after modification or appending a new item.

If false is returned, check the GetLastError function for more information.