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848RE: [cc2-dev-l] How to get the selection point of an entity ?

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  • L. Lee Saunders
    Aug 10, 2010
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      I hate to say it, but the *best* route is to just assign a global variable.




      From: cc2-dev-l@yahoogroups.com [mailto:cc2-dev-l@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jdr68
      Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:28 PM
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      Subject: Re: [cc2-dev-l] How to get the selection point of an entity ?



      Thanks a lot, the _asm thing did the trick.


      I'll not discard the DLScan though but I need to practise a bit more with it.


      I did try to design a Callback function that returns an entity, but whom does it return to as the Callback is called by the DLScan ?


      Do I need to use Parm1 or Parm2 ?


      Thanks again,


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      Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 5:23 PM

      Subject: Re: [cc2-dev-l] How to get the selection point of an entity ?





      GPOINT2 *pPickPt;


      __asm mov pPickPt, edi;


      You have to be a bit careful with __asm statements. I often have to turn off optimization for the these parts in the release build.


      You might be better off with asking for a point (RD_2DC) and then scan for the selected entity (if any).

      You will need the function SetEachPickView() or SetEachPickViewEx(&PickedPt);

      Do a DLScan and test interesting entities with if(EPick(pEntRec))





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      I'm trying to create a command that breaks a line to insert some drawing and I need the coordinates of the selection point.

      I wrote a dynamic cursor that stores X and Y in global variables and it works fine except that it doesn't recognise midpoint etc modifiers.

      The RDATA.H says that with RD_Pick1 you get the entity at esi and the pk point at edi. I know that esi and edi are ASM registers but am at a loss at how to retrieve the info with C++.

      Thanks for any help...


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