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GetObject Method (IEdmVault5)

Gets an interface to a SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional object of the specified type and having the specified ID.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetObject( _
   ByVal eType As EdmObjectType, _
   ByVal lObjectID As System.Integer _
) As IEdmObject5
IEdmObject5 GetObject( 
   EdmObjectType eType,
   System.int lObjectID
IEdmObject5^ GetObject( 
&   EdmObjectType eType,
&   System.int lObjectID


Type of object to get as defined in EdmObjectType
ID of object to get

Return Value




As of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2008 you can call IEdmVault9::GetObjects to get interfaces to several objects at once, which is more efficient than calling this method multiple times.

C++ users must release the returned pointer, IEdmObject5.

Return codes: 

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_INVALID_ID: The provided ID was not valid.
  • E_EDM_PERMISSION_DENIED: The logged-in user does not have permission to see the requested object.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Version 5.2

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