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IRelease3rdPartyStorageStore Method (IModelDocExtension)

Releases the third-party IStorage interface from this model document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IRelease3rdPartyStorageStore( _
   ByVal SubStorageName As System.String _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim SubStorageName As System.String
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.IRelease3rdPartyStorageStore(SubStorageName)
System.bool IRelease3rdPartyStorageStore( 
   System.string SubStorageName
System.bool IRelease3rdPartyStorageStore( 
&   System.String^ SubStorageName


Name of the third-party IStorage interface

Return Value

True if the data is released, false if not


You can use this method with IModelDocExtension::IGet3rdPartyStorageStore. You must use it if you are not using the LoadFromStorageStoreNotify event. You must call this method when the call to IModelDocExtension::IGet3rdPartyStorageStore returns a NULL stream.

NOTE: If you are using serialization, then be careful with the standard MFC macros; otherwise, you can get messages like "Unexpected File Format" after your application is unloaded. One way of using IMPLEMENT_SERIAL is:



See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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