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ReplaceViewModel Method (IDrawingDoc)

Replaces the specified instances of a model in the specified drawing views.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ReplaceViewModel( _
   ByVal NewModelPathName As System.String, _
   ByVal Views As System.Object, _
   ByVal Instances As System.Object _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim NewModelPathName As System.String
Dim Views As System.Object
Dim Instances As System.Object
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.ReplaceViewModel(NewModelPathName, Views, Instances)
System.bool ReplaceViewModel( 
   System.string NewModelPathName,
   System.object Views,
   System.object Instances
System.bool ReplaceViewModel( 
&   System.String^ NewModelPathName,
&   System.Object^ Views,
&   System.Object^ Instances


Full path and filename of the replacement model
Array of IViews in which to replace the model
Array of IComponent2s that are specific instances of the model to replace in the drawing

Return Value

True if the model is replaced, false if not



This method corresponds to Tools > Replace Model.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2014 FCS, Revision Number 22.0

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