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AddConfiguration Method (IConfigurationManager)

Creates a new configuration.

.NET Syntax

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


Name of the configuration
Comment displayed in Configuration Properties
Alternate configuration name (i.e., user-specified name); used if swConfigOption_UseAlternateName is set to true
Combination of one or more BOOLEAN configuration options as defined in swConfigurationOptions2_e (see Remarks)
Name of parent configuration
Description that identifies the configuration

Return Value

Newly created configuration



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

See Also


SolidWorks 2003 SP1, Revision Number 11.1

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