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.

 

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.