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Add Derived Configurations Example (VBA)

This example shows how to add a derived configuration for each existing configuration.




' Preconditions: Part or assembly is open.


' Postconditions: For each configuration, a derived configuration is

'       added.


' NOTE: IConfigurationManager::AddConfiguration returns

'       a NULL if the new configuration already exists.



Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim vConfigNameArr              As Variant

    Dim vConfigName                 As Variant

    Dim swActiveConf                As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim swConf                      As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim swConfMgr                   As SldWorks.ConfigurationManager

    Dim swDerivConf                 As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swConfMgr = swModel.ConfigurationManager

    Set swConfig = swConfMgr.ActiveConfiguration


    vConfigNameArr = swModel.GetConfigurationNames


    For Each vConfigName In vConfigNameArr

        Set swConf = swModel.GetConfigurationByName(vConfigName)


        ' Do not assert; will be NULL if (derived) configuration already exists

        Set swDerivConf = swConfMgr.AddConfiguration( _

                            swConf.Name + " Derived", _

                            "Derived comment", _

                            "Derived alternate name", _

                            0, _

                            swConf.Name, _

                            "Derived description")


End Sub


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