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MakeAssemblyFromSelectedComponents Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Creates a new assembly comprised of the selected components of this assembly.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function MakeAssemblyFromSelectedComponents( _
   ByVal FileName As System.String _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim FileName As System.String
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.MakeAssemblyFromSelectedComponents(FileName)
System.bool MakeAssemblyFromSelectedComponents( 
   System.string FileName
System.bool MakeAssemblyFromSelectedComponents( 
&   System.String^ FileName


Path and filename of the new assembly

Return Value

True if a new assembly is created, false if not



If Tools > Options > System Options > Assemblies >  Save new components to external files is selected, then a virtual sub-assembly is created and saved to an external file. Be sure to save the parent assembly before calling this method.

If Tools > Options > System Options > Assemblies >  Save new components to external files is not selected, then the FileName input parameter is ignored, and only a virtual sub-assembly is created.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2010 FCS, Revision Number 18.0

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