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DSldWorksEvents_PromptForFilenameNotifyEventHandler Delegate (SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks)

Generated when a dependent document is missing from the file being opened.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Delegate Function DSldWorksEvents_PromptForFilenameNotifyEventHandler( _
   ByVal openOrSave As System.Integer, _
   ByVal suggestedFileName As System.String, _
   ByVal DocType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal cause As System.Integer _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As New DSldWorksEvents_PromptForFilenameNotifyEventHandler(AddressOf HandlerMethod)
public delegate System.int DSldWorksEvents_PromptForFilenameNotifyEventHandler( 
   System.int openOrSave,
   System.string suggestedFileName,
   System.int DocType,
   System.int cause
public delegate System.int DSldWorksEvents_PromptForFilenameNotifyEventHandler( 
&   System.int openOrSave,
&   System.String^ suggestedFileName,
&   System.int DocType,
&   System.int cause


  • 0 = save
  • 1 = open
Name of the missing SolidWorks document
Type of the missing document as defined in swDocumentTypes_e
Cause as defined in swPrompForFilenameCause_e


Use this event with the ISldWorks::SetPromptFilename2 method, not with the ISldWorks::SetMissingReferencePathName method.


An example of a good use for this event is when you are mirroring an assembly. If you want to create new files for the mirrored components, use this notification to specify the new filename. This is useful when you want to choose filenames for the newly created components during the mirroring process.


If developing a C++ application, use swAppPromptForFileNameNotify to register for this notification.


SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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