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. Current status.

Type

String

Read/Write. 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.