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RemoveFileOpenItem2 Method (ISldWorks)

Removes a file type from the SOLIDWORKS File Open dialog box added using ISldWorks::AddFileOpenItem3.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function RemoveFileOpenItem2( _
   ByVal Cookie As System.Integer, _
   ByVal MethodName As System.String, _
   ByVal Description As System.String, _
   ByVal Extension As System.String _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim Cookie As System.Integer
Dim MethodName As System.String
Dim Description As System.String
Dim Extension As System.String
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.RemoveFileOpenItem2(Cookie, MethodName, Description, Extension)
System.bool RemoveFileOpenItem2( 
   System.int Cookie,
   System.string MethodName,
   System.string Description,
   System.string Extension
System.bool RemoveFileOpenItem2( 
&   System.int Cookie,
&   System.String^ MethodName,
&   System.String^ Description,
&   System.String^ Extension



Cookie specified in ISwAddin::ConnectToSW


Name of application module and function used to open the file as specified in ISldWorks::AddFileOpenItem3


File description displayed in the Files of Type menu


File extension

Return Value

True if the item was removed, false if not


Removes file type xyz:

Private Function SwAddin_ConnectToSW(ByVal ThisSW As Object, ByVal Cookie As Long) As Boolean


    bWasAdded = pSldWorks.AddFileSaveAsItem2(swCookie, "Test_Callback", "Save As file type", "xyz", 1)


    bWasAdded = pSldWorks.AddFileOpenItem3(swCookie, "Test_Callback", "Open File type", "xyz", "", "")


End Function

Private Function SwAddin_DisconnectFromSW() As Boolean



    bWasItemRemoved = pSldWorks.RemoveFileSaveAsItem2(swCookie, "Test_Callback", "Save As file type", "xyz", 1)

    bWasItemRemoved = pSldWorks.RemoveFileOpenItem2(swCookie, "Test_Callback", "Open File type", "xyz")


End Function


Public Sub Test_CallBack(Filename As String)

    pSldWorks.SendMsgToUser "Callback called with filename = " & Filename End Sub


Adds and removes multiple file types:


bRet = iSwApp.AddFileOpenItem3(addinID, "Test_Callback", "Open My File Type (*.ext1;*.ext2"), "ext1;ext2", "", "")


bRet = iSwApp.RemoveFileOpenItem2(addinID, "Test_Callback", "Open My File Type (*.ext1;*.ext2)", "ext1;ext2")




See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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