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CreateFolderPath Method (IEdmFolder5)

Creates all subfolders in a path relative to this folder.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateFolderPath( _
   ByVal bsPath As System.String, _
   ByVal lParentWnd As System.Integer _
) As IEdmFolder5
IEdmFolder5 CreateFolderPath( 
   System.string bsPath,
   System.int lParentWnd
IEdmFolder5^ CreateFolderPath( 
&   System.String^ bsPath,
&   System.int lParentWnd


Path of subfolders to create
Parent window handle

Return Value

IEdmFolder5; interface to the top folder



This method does not fail if one of the subfolders in bsPath already exists.

This method does not specify file data cards or user rights for the new subfolders in bsPath. Instead of calling this method, call IEdmFolder5::AddFolder to create each subfolder in the path and also specify file data cards or user rights.

It is more efficient to use IEdmBatchAddFolders to create many folder paths at once than to use this method to create each folder path separately.

C++ users not using smart-pointer wrapper functions must release the returned interface, IEdmFolder5.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_INVALID_NAME: The folder name contained invalid characters.
  • E_EDM_COULD_NOT_CREATE_LOCAL_FOLDER: Could not create the new folder in the local disk cache.
  • E_EDM_FOLDER_NOT_FOUND: This folder has been deleted.
  • E_EDM_PERMISSION_DENIED: The user lacks permission to create sub-folders here.
  • E_EDM_OPERATION_REFUSED_BY_PLUGIN: The operation was not permitted by one of the installed EdmCmdData.EdmCmd_PreAddFolder hooks.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Version 5.2

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