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IncrementRevision Method (IEdmFile5)

Creates a new revision of this file.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub IncrementRevision( _
   ByVal lParentWnd As System.Integer, _
   ByVal lFolderID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal bsComment As System.String, _
   Optional ByVal lEdmIncRevFlags As System.Integer _
void IncrementRevision( 
   System.int lParentWnd,
   System.int lFolderID,
   System.string bsComment,
   System.int lEdmIncRevFlags
void IncrementRevision( 
&   System.int lParentWnd,
&   System.int lFolderID,
&   System.String^ bsComment,
&   System.int lEdmIncRevFlags


Parent window handle
ID of the file's parent folder (see Remarks)
Comment to store in revision history
Optional combination of EdmIncRevFlags bits; default is EdmIncRevFlags.EdmIncRev_Simple


Every time you check in a file in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, a new version of it is created. Versions are denoted by numbers: 1,2,3...N. In addition to versions you can also have revisions, which can be described as labels for certain versions. Revision numbers are generated by revision number generators which are set up in the Workflow Editor. Revisions let each company specify their own numbering system.

To specify lFolderID, inspect all of the parent folders of this file by calling IEdmFile5::GetFirstFolderPosition and IEdmFile5::GetNextFolder.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_FILE_IS_LOCKED: To increment revision of a file, the file must not be checked out.
  • E_EDM_END_OF_REV_GEN_LIST_STOP: It is not possible to increment revision on this file, because SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional has reached the end of the revision list that was set up in the Workflow Editor.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Version 5.2

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