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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)
System.string GetSearchFolders( 
   System.int FolderType
System.String^ GetSearchFolders( 
&   System.int 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



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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