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DeleteEntityName Method (IPartDoc)

Deletes the name associated with the specified entity.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function DeleteEntityName( _
   ByVal Entity As System.Object _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim Entity As System.Object
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.DeleteEntityName(Entity)
System.bool DeleteEntityName( 
   System.object Entity
System.bool DeleteEntityName( 
&   System.Object^ Entity


Entity whose name to remove

Return Value

True if the name is removed successfully, false if not



Deleting an entity name can cause references to fail.

For example, if an assembly contains a mate to a part face, then a name may automatically be assigned to that face. If you delete that name, then there is no guarantee that the mate will still be valid. This method was provided because the action is available in the core product. However, you should recognize the possibility of reference failures as just described.

Entity names are kept with the part document, so this method resides on the IPartDoc object.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 99, datecode 1999207

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