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AddComponentConfiguration Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Adds a new configuration for the last selected assembly component.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddComponentConfiguration( _
   ByVal Name As String, _
   ByVal Comment As String, _
   ByVal AlternateName As String, _
   ByVal Options As Integer _
) As Configuration
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim Name As String
Dim Comment As String
Dim AlternateName As String
Dim Options As Integer
Dim value As Configuration
value = instance.AddComponentConfiguration(Name, Comment, AlternateName, Options)
Configuration AddComponentConfiguration( 
   string Name,
   string Comment,
   string AlternateName,
   int Options
Configuration^ AddComponentConfiguration( 
&   String^ Name,
&   String^ Comment,
&   String^ AlternateName,
&   int Options


Name of new configuration
Comment displayed in Configuration Properties
Alternate configuration name; used if swConfigOption_UseAlternateName is set to true (see Remarks)
Combination of one or more BOOLEAN configuration options as defined in swConfigurationOptions2_e (see Remarks)

Return Value



The Options argument can be a combination of any of the following values:

  • swConfigOption_SuppressByDefault True if you want to suppress newly added features and mates in this configuration, false if not

  • swConfigOption_HideByDefault - True if you want newly added components to be hidden, false if not

  • swConfigOption_MinFeatureManager True if you want newly added components to only display their component name in the FeatureManager design tree, false if you want newly added components to display their name and each of their features in the FeatureManager design tree

  • swConfigOption_DontActivate - True if you do not want the new configuration activated, false if not


See Also


SolidWorks 2005 FCS, Revision Number 13

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