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Refresh Method (IEdmObject5)

Re-reads cached properties from the database.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub Refresh() 
void Refresh()
void Refresh(); 


For performance reasons, some object properties might be cached in the object itself. This method ensures that cached properties are re-read from the database.

Return codes:

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • S_EDM_DATABASE_ACCESS: General error accessing the database.

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Version 5.2 of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

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