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GetFileCopy Method (IEdmFile5)

Gets a copy of the file with the specified version from the archive and deposits it in the specified location.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub GetFileCopy( _
   ByVal lParentWnd As System.Integer, _
   Optional ByRef poVersionNoOrRevisionName As System.Object, _
   Optional ByRef poPathOrFolderID As System.Object, _
   Optional ByVal lEdmGetFlags As System.Integer, _
   Optional ByVal bsNewName As System.String _
void GetFileCopy( 
   System.int lParentWnd,
   ref System.object poVersionNoOrRevisionName,
   ref System.object poPathOrFolderID,
   System.int lEdmGetFlags,
   System.string bsNewName
void GetFileCopy( 
&   System.int lParentWnd,
&   System.Object^% poVersionNoOrRevisionName,
&   System.Object^% poPathOrFolderID,
&   System.int lEdmGetFlags,
&   System.String^ bsNewName


Parent window handle
Version number or revision name of the file to get; 0 or "" to get the latest version
Optional ID of folder of path where to deposit the file; default is to deposit the file in all of its parent folders (see Remarks)
Optional combination of EdmGetFlag bits; default is EdmGetFlag.EdmGet_MakeReadOnly
Optional new name of the copy of this file; empty string to use the file's current name



If poPathOrFolderID = 0, then the file is copied to all folders to which this file is shared. If poPathOrFolderID is a folder path, it must be terminated by a backslash ('\').

To retrieve several files, use IEdmBatchGet, which is more efficient than calling this method several times.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_INVALID_REVISION_NUMBER: The revision was not found.  
  • E_EDM_PERMISSION_DENIED: The logged-in user lacks permission to see the specified version of the file.
  • E_EDM_FILE_NOT_FOUND: The file was not found in the vault.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Version 5.2

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