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GetFirstMessagePosition Method (IEdmInbox5)

Starts an enumeration of the messages in this inbox.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetFirstMessagePosition( _
   Optional ByVal lEdmGetMsgFlags As System.Integer _
) As IEdmPos5
IEdmPos5 GetFirstMessagePosition( 
   System.int lEdmGetMsgFlags
IEdmPos5^ GetFirstMessagePosition( 
&   System.int lEdmGetMsgFlags


Combination of EdmGetMsgFlag bits indicating which messages to enumerate

Return Value

IEdmPos5; position of the first message in the inbox



This method only works to enumerate messages of the user currently logged in to the vault.

After calling this method, pass the returned first message position to IEdmInbox5::GetNextMessage to get the first message in the inbox. Then call IEdmInbox5::GetNextMessage repeatedly to get the rest of the messages in the inbox.

C++ programmers not using smart-pointer wrapper functions must release the returned interface, IEdmPos5.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_PERMISSION_DENIED: You tried to access somebody else's messages.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Version 5.3

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