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ExportFlatPatternView Method (IPartDoc)

Enables a sheet metal part to be saved to disk in its flattened state to a DXF/DWG file. 

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ExportFlatPatternView( _
   ByVal FilePath As System.String, _
   ByVal Options As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim FilePath As System.String
Dim Options As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
 
value = instance.ExportFlatPatternView(FilePath, Options)
C# 
System.bool ExportFlatPatternView( 
   System.string FilePath,
   System.int Options
)
C++/CLI 
System.bool ExportFlatPatternView( 
&   System.String^ FilePath,
&   System.int Options
) 

Parameters

FilePath
Path and filename to which to save the sheet metal part in its flattened state to a DXF/DWG file
Options
Option as described in swExportFlatPatternViewOptions_e

Return Value

True if the sheet metal part is enabled to be saved in its flattened state to a DXF/DWG file at the specified path and filename, false if not

Example

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Dim longstatus As Long, longwarnings As Long

 

Sub main()

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

 

boolstatus = swModel.ExportFlatPatternView("F:\Test\Flat pattern - sheet_metal_cover.DXF", swExportFlatPatternOption_None)

swModelDocExt.SaveAs "F:\Test\Flat pattern - sheet_metal_cover.DXF", 0, 0, Nothing, longstatus, longwarnings

 

End Sub

Remarks

Call this method before calling IModelDocExtension::SaveAs.
 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0


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