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IGetVisibleComponentsInView Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Gets a list of visible components in this assembly to save as solid bodies.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetVisibleComponentsInView( _
   ByVal Count As System.Integer _
) As Component2
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim Count As System.Integer
Dim value As Component2
value = instance.IGetVisibleComponentsInView(Count)
Component2 IGetVisibleComponentsInView( 
   System.int Count
Component2^ IGetVisibleComponentsInView( 
&   System.int Count



Number of visible components in this assembly

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of visible components in this assembly of size count
  • VBA, VB.NET, CSOLIDWORKS.Interop.sldworks~SOLIDWORKS.Interop.sldworks.IAssemblyDoc~IGetVisibleComponentsInView.html#, and C++/CLI: Not supported

    See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.

  • Remarks

    One way to save an assembly as a multibody part document is to save the visible components in the assembly document as solid bodies. This method corresponds to the Exterior Components option in the File, Save As dialog box. For more information about saving assemblies as multibody documents, see SOLIDWORKS Help.


    Call IAssemblyDoc::GetVisibleComponentsInViewCount before calling this method.


    See Also


    SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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