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AddFileSaveAsItem2 Method (ISldWorks)

Adds a file type to the SOLIDWORKS File > Save As dialog box.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddFileSaveAsItem2( _
   ByVal Cookie As System.Integer, _
   ByVal MethodName As System.String, _
   ByVal Description As System.String, _
   ByVal Extension As System.String, _
   ByVal DocumentType As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim Cookie As System.Integer
Dim MethodName As System.String
Dim Description As System.String
Dim Extension As System.String
Dim DocumentType As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.AddFileSaveAsItem2(Cookie, MethodName, Description, Extension, DocumentType)
System.bool AddFileSaveAsItem2( 
   System.int Cookie,
   System.string MethodName,
   System.string Description,
   System.string Extension,
   System.int DocumentType
System.bool AddFileSaveAsItem2( 
&   System.int Cookie,
&   System.String^ MethodName,
&   System.String^ Description,
&   System.String^ Extension,
&   System.int DocumentType



Cookie specified in ISwAddin::ConnectToSW


Name of the application function used to save the file (see Remarks)


File description in the Save as type list


File name extension


Type of document to save as defined in swDocumentTypes_e

Return Value

True if the file type is added to the Save as type list, false if not



Call this method in your add-in's ConnectToSW method.

Implement the function specified by MethodName with a string parameter that is the file name.

If your application is unloaded using the Add-In Manager, then you must remove any file types added with this method using ISldWorks::RemoveFileSaveAsItem2.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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