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GetExternalReferenceName Method (IModelDoc2)

Gets the name of the externally referenced document (in the case of a join or mirrored part).

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetExternalReferenceName() As System.String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim value As System.String
 
value = instance.GetExternalReferenceName()
C# 
System.string GetExternalReferenceName()
C++/CLI 
System.String^ GetExternalReferenceName(); 

Return Value

Full path of referenced document or NULL

Remarks

If the model document does not have an externally referenced document, a NULL string is returned.

 

This example shows how to get the names of any externally referenced document for the open model.

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Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  ExtRefName = " & swModel.GetExternalReferenceName

End Sub

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See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0


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