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SetCurrentProfile Method (ICostAnalysisStructural)

Sets the profile for the weldment in this Costing analysis for this structural Costing analysis.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetCurrentProfile( _
   ByVal Standard As System.String, _
   ByVal ProfileType As System.String, _
   ByVal ProfileSize As System.String _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICostAnalysisStructural
Dim Standard As System.String
Dim ProfileType As System.String
Dim ProfileSize As System.String
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SetCurrentProfile(Standard, ProfileType, ProfileSize)
System.bool SetCurrentProfile( 
   System.string Standard,
   System.string ProfileType,
   System.string ProfileSize
System.bool SetCurrentProfile( 
&   System.String^ Standard,
&   System.String^ ProfileType,
&   System.String^ ProfileSize


Name of the profile standard (see Remarks)
Name of the profile type (see Remarks)
Profile size (see Remarks)

Return Value

True if the profile is set, false if not (see Remarks)


A valid string for... Corresponds to name of the...
Standard Weldment profile folder, typically located in C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SOLIDWORKS\lang\lang\weldment profiles
ProfileType Profile types folder, typically located in C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SOLIDWORKS\lang\lang\weldment profiles\profile standard
ProfileSize Profile size file, excluding the filename extension, typically located in C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SOLIDWORKS\lang\lang\weldment profiles\profile standard\profile type

This method:

  • does not change the underlying geometry of the structural member; instead, this method only uses the specified profile to cost the body.
  • fails if the specified Standard, ProfileType, or ProfileSize values are invalid or incompatible with each other.
  • could invalidate the cost method.

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