Hide Table of Contents
EditConfiguration3 Method (IModelDoc2)

Edits the specified configuration.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function EditConfiguration3( _
   ByVal Name As System.String, _
   ByVal NewName As System.String, _
   ByVal Comment As System.String, _
   ByVal AlternateName As System.String, _
   ByVal Options As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim Name As System.String
Dim NewName As System.String
Dim Comment As System.String
Dim AlternateName As System.String
Dim Options As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.EditConfiguration3(Name, NewName, Comment, AlternateName, Options)
System.bool EditConfiguration3( 
   System.string Name,
   System.string NewName,
   System.string Comment,
   System.string AlternateName,
   System.int Options
System.bool EditConfiguration3( 
&   System.String^ Name,
&   System.String^ NewName,
&   System.String^ Comment,
&   System.String^ AlternateName,
&   System.int Options



Current configuration name


New configuration name


Comment used in configuration properties


Alternate configuration name; used if swConfigOption_UseAlternateName is set to True


Combination of one or more BOOLEAN configuration options as defined in  swConfigurationOptions2_e (see Remarks)

Return Value

True if configuration name was changed, false if not


The Options argument can be a combination of any of the following values:

  • swConfigOption_SuppressByDefault True if you want to suppress newly added features and mates in this configuration, false if not

  • swConfigOption_HideByDefault - True if you want newly added components to be hidden, false if not

  • swConfigOption_MinFeatureManager True if you want newly added components to only display their component name in the FeatureManager design tree, false if you want newly added components to display their name and each of their features in the FeatureManager design tree


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Pus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   EditConfiguration3 Method (IModelDoc2)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2016 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.