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InsertObjectFromFile Method (IModelDocExtension)

Inserts an OLE object from a file.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertObjectFromFile( _
   ByVal FilePath As System.String, _
   ByVal CreateLink As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal Aspect As System.Integer, _
   ByVal XPos As System.Double, _
   ByVal YPos As System.Double, _
   ByVal ZPos As System.Double _
) As SwOLEObject
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim FilePath As System.String
Dim CreateLink As System.Boolean
Dim Aspect As System.Integer
Dim XPos As System.Double
Dim YPos As System.Double
Dim ZPos As System.Double
Dim value As SwOLEObject
 
value = instance.InsertObjectFromFile(FilePath, CreateLink, Aspect, XPos, YPos, ZPos)
C# 
SwOLEObject InsertObjectFromFile( 
   System.string FilePath,
   System.bool CreateLink,
   System.int Aspect,
   System.double XPos,
   System.double YPos,
   System.double ZPos
)
C++/CLI 
SwOLEObject^ InsertObjectFromFile( 
&   System.String^ FilePath,
&   System.bool CreateLink,
&   System.int Aspect,
&   System.double XPos,
&   System.double YPos,
&   System.double ZPos
) 

Parameters

FilePath
Path and filename for the OLE object file
CreateLink

True to create an external link to the OLE object file, false to embed the OLE object on the document

Aspect
Viewing aspect of the object as defined in the DVASPECT enumeration (see Remarks)
XPos
x coordinate for the OLE object
YPos

y coordinate for the OLE object

ZPos
z coordinate for the OLE object

Return Value

Newly inserted object

Remarks

Currently, only the drawing documents use the x,y,z coordinate position. Part and assembly documents place the inserted object at the upper-right corner of the model view.

 

The aspect argument uses the DVASPECT enumeration, which has the following values:

  • DVASPECT_CONTENT = 1

  • DVASPECT_THUMBNAIL = 2

  • DVASPECT_ICON = 4

  • DVASPECT_DOCPRINT = 8

See the MSDN documentation for additional details about the DVASPECT enumeration.

 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0


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