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Copy Document and Its Dependencies Example (VBA)

This example shows how to copy a document and its dependencies to this macro's folder.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open an assembly document.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. The assembly document is closed.
' 2. The assembly document and its dependencies are copied to the macro folder.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim source As String
    Dim target As String
    Dim sourcefile As String
    Dim traverse As Boolean
    Dim search As Boolean
    Dim addreadonlyinfo As Boolean
    Dim depends As Variant
    Dim sourcefiles() As String
    Dim targetfiles() As String
    Dim idx As Integer
    Dim sourcecount As Integer
    Dim copyopt As Long
    Dim errors As Long
    Dim doc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
   

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set doc = swApp.ActiveDoc
   

    source = swApp.GetCurrentWorkingDirectory
    sourcefile = Right(doc.GetPathName, (Len(doc.GetPathName) - InStrRev(doc.GetPathName, "\")))
   

    target = swApp.GetCurrentMacroPathName
    target = Left(target, InStrRev(target, "\"))
   

    traverse = True
    search = True
    addreadonlyinfo = False
   

    depends = swApp.GetDocumentDependencies2(sourcefile, traverse, search, addreadonlyinfo)

    If IsEmpty(depends) Then Exit Sub
   

    idx = 1
    While idx <= UBound(depends)
   

        ReDim Preserve sourcefiles(sourcecount)
        ReDim Preserve targetfiles(sourcecount)
   

        sourcefiles(sourcecount) = depends(idx)
        targetfiles(sourcecount) = target + Right(sourcefiles(sourcecount), Len(sourcefiles(sourcecount)) - InStrRev(sourcefiles(sourcecount), "\"))
   

        sourcecount = sourcecount + 1
        idx = idx + 2
    Wend
   

    swApp.CloseAllDocuments True
   

    copyopt = SwConst.swMoveCopyOptions_e.swMoveCopyOptionsOverwriteExistingDocs
    errors = swApp.CopyDocument(source + sourcefile, target + sourcefile, (sourcefiles), (targetfiles), copyopt)

End Sub



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