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UpdateStandardViews Method (IModelDocExtension)

Changes the specified standard view to the current model view.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function UpdateStandardViews( _
   ByVal ViewName As System.String, _
   ByVal ViewId As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim ViewName As System.String
Dim ViewId As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.UpdateStandardViews(ViewName, ViewId)
System.bool UpdateStandardViews( 
   System.string ViewName,
   System.int ViewId
System.bool UpdateStandardViews( 
&   System.String^ ViewName,
&   System.int ViewId


Name of the standard model view to change; empty string to use ViewId (see Remarks)
View ID as defined in swStandardViews_e; -1 to use ViewName (see Remarks)

Return Value

True if the standard model view update is successful, false if not


This method works with parts and assemblies only.

If you set both ViewName and ViewId, then ViewId takes precedence if the two arguments do not resolve to the same standard model view.

This method does not support the following standard model views:

  • swStandardViews_e.swDimetricView
  • swStandardViews_e.swIsometricView
  • swStandardViews_e.swTrimetricView

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2014 FCS, Revision Number 22.0

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