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Add Derived Configurations Example (VBA)

This example shows how to add a derived configuration for each existing configuration.

' Preconditions: Open a part or assembly.
' Postconditions: For each configuration, adds and selects
' a derived configuration.
' NOTE: IConfigurationManager::AddConfiguration returns
' Nothing or null if the new configuration already exists.
Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim vConfigNameArr              As Variant
    Dim vConfigName                 As Variant
    Dim swConf                      As SldWorks.Configuration
    Dim swConfMgr                   As SldWorks.ConfigurationManager
    Dim swDerivConf                 As SldWorks.Configuration
    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swConfMgr = swModel.ConfigurationManager
    Set swConf = swConfMgr.ActiveConfiguration

    vConfigNameArr = swModel.GetConfigurationNames

    For Each vConfigName In vConfigNameArr
        Set swConf = swModel.GetConfigurationByName(vConfigName)

        ' Nothing or null if (derived) configuration already exists
        Set swDerivConf = swConfMgr.AddConfiguration(swConf.Name + " Derived", "Derived comment", "Derived alternate name", 1, swConf.Name, "Derived description")
        bRet = swDerivConf.Select2(True, Nothing)

End Sub

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