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CopyFile Method (IEdmFolder5)

Obsolete. Superseded by IEdmFolder8::CopyFile2.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CopyFile( _
   ByVal lFileID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal lSrcFolderID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal lParentWnd As System.Integer, _
   Optional ByVal bsNewName As System.String, _
   Optional ByVal lFlags As System.Integer _
) As System.Integer
System.int CopyFile( 
   System.int lFileID,
   System.int lSrcFolderID,
   System.int lParentWnd,
   System.string bsNewName,
   System.int lFlags
System.int CopyFile( 
&   System.int lFileID,
&   System.int lSrcFolderID,
&   System.int lParentWnd,
&   System.String^ bsNewName,
&   System.int lFlags


ID of file to copy
ID of folder from which to copy the file
Parent window handle
Optional new name of the file; "" to use the original file name
Combination of EdmCopyFlag bits

Return Value

ID of the new file



This method uses the ID of a file to identify which file to copy. You can also call IEdmFolder5::AddFile, specifying the path of the file that you want to copy. IEdmFolder5::AddFile handles both source files that are inside and outside of the vault.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_NAME_ALREADY_EXISTS: There is already a file or folder with the same name in this folder.
  • E_EDM_FILE_NOT_FOUND: The source file was not found. (The ID is invalid.)
  • E_EDM_PERMISSION_DENIED: The user lacks permission to copy the specified file.
  • E_EDM_FILE_SHARE_ERROR: Cannot copy the file because it is exclusively opened in another application.
  • E_EDM_OPERATION_REFUSED_BY_PLUGIN: One of the installed EdmCmdData.EdmCmd_PreCopy hooks didn't permit the operation.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Version 5.2

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