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ReplaceComponents Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Obsolete. Superseded by IAssemblyDoc::ReplaceComponents2.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ReplaceComponents( _
   ByVal FileName As System.String, _
   ByVal ConfigName As System.String, _
   ByVal ReplaceAllInstance As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal ReAttachMates As System.Boolean _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim FileName As System.String
Dim ConfigName As System.String
Dim ReplaceAllInstance As System.Boolean
Dim ReAttachMates As System.Boolean
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.ReplaceComponents(FileName, ConfigName, ReplaceAllInstance, ReAttachMates)
System.bool ReplaceComponents( 
   System.string FileName,
   System.string ConfigName,
   System.bool ReplaceAllInstance,
   System.bool ReAttachMates
System.bool ReplaceComponents( 
&   System.String^ FileName,
&   System.String^ ConfigName,
&   System.bool ReplaceAllInstance,
&   System.bool ReAttachMates


Path and new file name
Name of configuration
True to replace all instances, false to not
True to reattach all of the mates if the component is found in the subassembly component, false to not

Return Value

True if the component is successfully replaced, false if not


You cannot replace a selected component with a component of the same name even if the components are in different folders.

The component must be a top-level component. It cannot be a component of a sub-assembly. If the application needs to replace a component of the sub-assembly, then it should open the sub-assembly and get the component from that assembly.

This method closes any component files when called in an assembly. If the components were modified, then those modifications are not automatically saved. You must save any modifications before closing the files.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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