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SelectiveOpen Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Selectively opens the components of an assembly that is opened in Large Design Review mode.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SelectiveOpen( _
   ByVal SelectedComponents As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal OpenLightWeight As System.Boolean _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim SelectedComponents As System.Boolean
Dim OpenLightWeight As System.Boolean
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.SelectiveOpen(SelectedComponents, OpenLightWeight)
System.bool SelectiveOpen( 
   System.bool SelectedComponents,
   System.bool OpenLightWeight
System.bool SelectiveOpen( 
&   System.bool SelectedComponents,
&   System.bool OpenLightWeight


True to open only the components in the current selection list, false to open all of the components in the assembly
True to open the components in lightweight mode, false to not

Return Value

True if successful, false if not (see Remarks)



This method only works for assemblies that are opened in Large Design Review mode.

To open an assembly in Large Design Review mode:

  1. Call ISldWorks::GetOpenDocSpec to create an instance of IDocumentSpecification.
  2. Set IDocumentSpecification::ViewOnly to true.
  3. Call ISldWorks::OpenDoc7, passing it the instance of IDocumentSpecification.

Before calling this method, call IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 to select the components that you want to open.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2012 FCS, Revision Number 20.0

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