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LoadExternalReferencesInMemory Property (IDocumentSpecification)

Gets or sets whether to load external references in memory when opening a document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property LoadExternalReferencesInMemory As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDocumentSpecification
Dim value As System.Boolean
instance.LoadExternalReferencesInMemory = value
value = instance.LoadExternalReferencesInMemory
System.bool LoadExternalReferencesInMemory {get; set;}
property System.bool LoadExternalReferencesInMemory {
   System.bool get();
   void set ( &   System.bool value);

Property Value

True to load external references in memory, false (default) to not


This property is valid only if swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swLoadExternalReferences is not set to swLoadExternalReferences_e.swLoadExternalReferences_None.

Note: The System Options > External References > Load documents in memory only user preference and swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swExtRefLoadRefDocsInMemory are ignored when opening documents through the API because this method and ISldWorks::OpenDoc6 (swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_LoadExternalReferencesInMemory) have sole control over reference loading.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2019 FCS, Revision Number 27.0

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