How to get selected sketch segment ID and points

I have what I think should be a simple question. I have an open sketch
and a line selected. I want to:
1) Get the ID of the line so I can get back to it later. I've found
code to loop through all of the sketch segments and get their IDs but
that doesn't help me because I don't know which ones they are. I need
to get the ID of the selected line only.
2) Get the start and end points of the line in x and y coordinates. I
found GetStartPoint and GetEndPoint but can't figure out how to use
To me this should be very simple and maybe it is, but I can't seem to
find anything explaining how to do it. Any help will be most
john smith
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free, open-source add-in. In the source you'll find an undocumented, unofficial but working trick to get the ID of a sketch segment: the second number of the SketchSegment::GetID result is the number that follows the segment type. This being said, I strongly advise to avoid using SelectByID, and use SketchSegment::Select instead. GetStartPoint and GetEndPoint return SketchPoint objects, which have X,Y,Z properties
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