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ProgressBegin Method (IEdmGetOpCallback)

Marks the beginning of the process.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub ProgressBegin( _
   ByVal eType As EdmProgressType, _
   ByVal lSteps As System.Integer _
void ProgressBegin( 
   EdmProgressType eType,
   System.int lSteps
void ProgressBegin( 
&   EdmProgressType eType,
&   System.int lSteps


Type of progress bar as defined in EdmProgressType
Number of times that IEdmGetOpCallback::ProgressStep is to be called


Implement this method to display a progress bar. After this method is called, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional calls IEdmGetOpCallback::ProgressStep lSteps times.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • S_FALSE: One of the arguments is invalid.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Version 6.3

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