Creates a frame. Frame objects are used to define symbols.

DlxLayer.DrawFrame(rect, number, name = "", info = ")


Parameter Description
rect A DlxRect object that specifies the frame rectangle.
number A string that specifies the part number.
name A string that specifies the name to assign to the symbol.
info A string with a brief description of the symbol.

Return Value

The last newly created DlxFrame object. Call the IsValid() method to determine if the object was created correctly.


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var prj = DlxApp.GetJob().GetProject("Example Sch");
if (!prj.IsValid())
  prj = DlxApp.GetJob().NewProject("Example Sch");
var doc = prj.GetDocument("Examples Sch", DlxApp.DOCTYPE_SCHEMATIC);
if (!doc.IsValid())
  doc = prj.NewDocument("Examples Sch", DlxApp.DOCTYPE_SCHEMATIC);
  doc.SetPageFormat("A4", false);
if (doc.IsValid() && doc.Activate())
  var page = doc.GetActivePage();
  if (page.IsValid())
    var layer = page.GetLayerFromType(DlxApp.LAYERTYPE_LIBRARYFRAMES);
    if (layer.IsValid())
      var rect = new DlxRect(50,40,120,90);
      layer.DrawFrame(rect, 1, "NAND", "The NAND gate.");

See also