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GetSearchFolders Method (ISldWorks)

Gets the current folder search path as shown in Tools > Options > System Options > File Locations > Show folders for > Referenced Documents.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetSearchFolders( _
   ByVal FolderType As System.Integer _
) As System.String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim FolderType As System.Integer
Dim value As System.String
 
value = instance.GetSearchFolders(FolderType)
C# 
System.string GetSearchFolders( 
   System.int FolderType
)
C++/CLI 
System.String^ GetSearchFolders( 
&   System.int FolderType
) 

Parameters

FolderType

Search folder type; the only type supported is swDocumentType; for an up-to-date listing, see swSearchFolderTypes_e

Return Value

String containing all of the search folders; each search folder is separated by a semicolon

Example

Remarks

Search folder settings are ignored unless Tools > Options > System Options > External References > Search file locations for external references is selected. To get and set Search file locations for external references in the SOLIDWORKS API, use swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swUseFolderSearchRules with ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle and ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle, respectively.

 

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