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SaveViewToSolidworks Method (IModelDocExtension)

Saves the specified named view of this model to SOLIDWORKS.

.NET Syntax

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


Custom view name

Return Value

True if named view successfully saved, false if not



Option Explicit


Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks


    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc





    Dim newName As String

    newName = Format(Now, "YYYYMMDD-hhmmss")


    Dim bResult As Boolean

    swModel.NameView newName


    bResult = swModel.Extension.SaveViewToSolidworks(newName)


    Debug.Print "Saved view to SOLIDWORKS as """ & newName & """ == " & bResult


End Sub



For more information, read SOLIDWORKS user-interface help > Detailing and Drawings > Drawings > Standard Drawing Views > Adding Named Views.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2023 FCS, Revision Number 31

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