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ActiveConfiguration Property (IConfigurationManager)

Gets the active configuration.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
ReadOnly Property ActiveConfiguration As Configuration
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IConfigurationManager
Dim value As Configuration
 
value = instance.ActiveConfiguration
C# 
Configuration ActiveConfiguration {get;}
C++/CLI 
property Configuration^ ActiveConfiguration {
   Configuration^ get();
}

Property Value

Pointer to the IConfiguration object

Example

Remarks

If this document is an assembly, then you could use this property to begin your traversal of the assembly components by making a subsequent call to IConfiguration::GetRootComponent or IConfiguration::IGetRootComponent2.

 

An IComponent2 object is based on the currently active configuration; one assembly configuration might suppress the component, while another might display it. Therefore, your traversal of IComponent2 objects might vary if you switch to a different configuration.

You should use this method of assembly traversal to replace previous calls to the Member class.

 

The order of calls used in a typical assembly traversal is:

  1. IConfigurationManager::ActiveConfiguration (called only once)
  2. IConfiguration::GetRootComponent or IConfiguration::IGetRootComponent2 (called only once)
  3. IComponent2::GetChildren or IComponent::IGetChildren. (called recursively)

From the SOLIDWORKS API, the IConfiguration and IComponent2 objects provide access to all the child components, their transforms, their bodies, as seen in a specific assembly configuration. The component body objects and component transforms can vary based on the configuration; therefore, you should traverse components for each configuration.

You can use IComponent2::GetBody on each assembly component to get the body of each component with the hole feature that was applied in this configuration. If you switch to a configuration without the assembly-level hole and re-traverse the component objects, then IComponent2::IGetBody returns the body object without the hole feature.

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2005 FCS, Revision Number 13.0


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