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IGetComponents Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Gets all of the components in the active configuration of this assembly.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetComponents( _
   ByVal ToplevelOnly As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal Count As System.Integer _
) As Component2
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim ToplevelOnly As System.Boolean
Dim Count As System.Integer
Dim value As Component2
value = instance.IGetComponents(ToplevelOnly, Count)
Component2 IGetComponents( 
   System.bool ToplevelOnly,
   System.int Count
Component2^ IGetComponents( 
&   System.bool ToplevelOnly,
&   System.int Count


True to get only the number of components at the top level of the FeatureManager design tree, false to get the number of top level and all child components in the FeatureManager design tree
Number of components

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of IComponent2
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported

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

  • Remarks

    Before using this method, use IAssemblyDoc::GetComponentCount to determine the size of the array to pass to this method.


    The components returned by this method can be in any order. You should not rely on the order to indicate anything about children or parents. If the hierarchy and order are important, then use IModelDoc2::FirstFeature, IFeature::GetTypeName2, IFeature::GetSpecificFeature2, IComponent2::FirstFeature, and IFeature::GetNextFeature to retrieve your information.


    See Also


    SOLIDWORKS 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.

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