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Copy Document and Its Dependencies Example (VBA)

This example shows how to copy a document and its dependencies to this macro's folder.

' Preconditions: Open an assembly document.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Closes the assembly document.
' 2. Copies the assembly document and its dependencies to the macro folder.
' 3. Examine the macro folder.
Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim source As String
    Dim target As String
    Dim sourcefile As String
    Dim traverse As Boolean
    Dim search As Boolean
    Dim addreadonlyinfo As Boolean
    Dim depends As Variant
    Dim sourcefiles() As String
    Dim targetfiles() As String
    Dim idx As Integer
    Dim sourcecount As Integer
    Dim copyopt As Long
    Dim errors As Long
    Dim doc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set doc = swApp.ActiveDoc

    source = swApp.GetCurrentWorkingDirectory
    sourcefile = doc.GetPathName

    target = swApp.GetCurrentMacroPathName
    target = Left(target, InStrRev(target, "\"))

    traverse = True
    search = True
    addreadonlyinfo = False

    depends = swApp.GetDocumentDependencies2(sourcefile, traverse, search, addreadonlyinfo)

    If IsEmpty(depends) Then Exit Sub

    idx = 1
    While idx <= UBound(depends)

        ReDim Preserve sourcefiles(sourcecount)
        ReDim Preserve targetfiles(sourcecount)

        sourcefiles(sourcecount) = depends(idx)
        targetfiles(sourcecount) = target + Right(sourcefiles(sourcecount), Len(sourcefiles(sourcecount)) - InStrRev(sourcefiles(sourcecount), "\"))

        sourcecount = sourcecount + 1
        idx = idx + 2

    swApp.CloseAllDocuments True

    copyopt = SwConst.swMoveCopyOptions_e.swMoveCopyOptionsOverwriteExistingDocs
    errors = swApp.CopyDocument(source + sourcefile, target + sourcefile, (sourcefiles), (targetfiles), copyopt)

End Sub

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