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IsOpenedViewOnly Method (IModelDoc2)

Gets whether a SOLIDWORKS document is open in view-only mode.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IsOpenedViewOnly() As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.IsOpenedViewOnly()
System.bool IsOpenedViewOnly()
System.bool IsOpenedViewOnly(); 

Return Value

True if document is in a view-only state, false if not


Files are loaded using multi-threading. When a file is loading, the graphics are displayed immediately and the end-user is able to perform certain view zooming and panning functions. Until all data and references are loaded, the file is in view-only mode.

A file can be in view-only mode if the end-user chose to load the file for viewing purposes. You application should check for view-only mode to determine how to proceed.

NOTE: When a file is in view-only mode, many API queries return NULL or empty data.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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