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IncrementRevision Method (IEdmFile5)

Creates a new revision of this file.

Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub IncrementRevision( _
   ByVal lParentWnd As System.Integer, _
   ByVal lFolderID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal bsComment As System.String, _
   Optional ByVal lEdmIncRevFlags As System.Integer _
) 
C# 
void IncrementRevision( 
   System.int lParentWnd,
   System.int lFolderID,
   System.string bsComment,
   System.int lEdmIncRevFlags
)
C++/CLI 
void IncrementRevision( 
&   System.int lParentWnd,
&   System.int lFolderID,
&   System.String^ bsComment,
&   System.int lEdmIncRevFlags
) 

Parameters

lParentWnd
Parent window handle
lFolderID
ID of the file's parent folder (see Remarks)
bsComment
Comment to store in revision history
lEdmIncRevFlags
Optional combination of EdmIncRevFlags bits; default is EdmIncRevFlags.EdmIncRev_Simple

Remarks

Every time you check in a file in SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM, a new version of it is created. Versions are denoted by numbers: 1,2,3...N. In addition to versions you can also have revisions, which can be described as labels for certain versions. Revision numbers are generated by revision number generators which are set up in the Workflow Editor. Revisions let each company specify their own numbering system.

To specify lFolderID, inspect all of the parent folders of this file by calling IEdmFile5::GetFirstFolderPosition and IEdmFile5::GetNextFolder.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_FILE_IS_LOCKED: To increment revision of a file, the file must not be checked out.
  • E_EDM_END_OF_REV_GEN_LIST_STOP: It is not possible to increment revision on this file, because SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM has reached the end of the revision list that was set up in the Workflow Editor.
 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Version 5.2


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