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SetEquationAndConfigurationOption Method (IEquationMgr)

Modifies the equation at the specified index for the specified configurations.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetEquationAndConfigurationOption( _
   ByVal Index As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Equation As System.String, _
   ByVal WhichConfigurations As System.Integer, _
   ByVal ConfigNames As System.Object _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IEquationMgr
Dim Index As System.Integer
Dim Equation As System.String
Dim WhichConfigurations As System.Integer
Dim ConfigNames As System.Object
Dim value As System.Integer
 
value = instance.SetEquationAndConfigurationOption(Index, Equation, WhichConfigurations, ConfigNames)
C# 
System.int SetEquationAndConfigurationOption( 
   System.int Index,
   System.string Equation,
   System.int WhichConfigurations,
   System.object ConfigNames
)
C++/CLI 
System.int SetEquationAndConfigurationOption( 
&   System.int Index,
&   System.String^ Equation,
&   System.int WhichConfigurations,
&   System.Object^ ConfigNames
) 

Parameters

Index
0-based index of the equation to modify
Equation
String containing the modified equation (see Remarks)
WhichConfigurations
Configuration option as defined in swInConfigurationOpts_e
ConfigNames
Array of the names of the configurations to which to add this equation; valid only if WhichConfigurations is set to swInConfigurationOpts_e.swSpecifyConfiguration, in which case, include the name of the current configuration in this array

Return Value

Index of equation if successfully modified, -1 if error

Example

Remarks

This method modifies only equations added using IEquationMgr::Add3.

 

To add an equation using the SOLIDWORKS user interface, you must embed the names of dimensions and global variables in double quotes: 

  

  • Global variable assignment:
    "B" = 2    
  • Component equation:
    "N_SPOKES@CirPattern" = "BARLENGTH@Sketch2" /10 
  • Dimension equation that uses the Visual Basic IIf function:
    "D1@Extrude2" = (IIf("D1@Extrude3">20, 15, 6))+5
  • Dimension equation that sets a dimension to the current value:
    "D1@Extrude2" =  
  • Dimension equation that modifies the right-hand side of an already existing dimension equation:
    "D1@Extrude2" = 0.05

NOTES:

  • To modify an equation:
    • you must specify Equation with the names of dimensions and global variables in double double quotes and the entire equation in double quotes. The examples for IEquationMgr::Add3 show how to do this.Global variables cannot be set to current values using this method.
    • added directly to an assembly component's model, you must call IAssemblyDoc::EditPart2 before calling this method. 
  • If you change the active configuration, then you must call IModelDoc2::GetEquationMgr again.
  • If the model has just one configuration, then use IEquationMgr::Equation.
 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2014 FCS, Revision Number 22.0


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