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DPDMDocManagerEvents_BeforeWritingToDocumentEventHandler Delegate (SolidWorks.Interop.swbrowser)

Handles the notification that the specified PDM-managed document is about to be written to.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Delegate Function DPDMDocManagerEvents_BeforeWritingToDocumentEventHandler( _
   ByVal fileName As System.String _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As New DPDMDocManagerEvents_BeforeWritingToDocumentEventHandler(AddressOf HandlerMethod)
public delegate System.int DPDMDocManagerEvents_BeforeWritingToDocumentEventHandler( 
   System.string fileName
public delegate System.int DPDMDocManagerEvents_BeforeWritingToDocumentEventHandler( 
&   System.String^ fileName


Path and file name of document to which to write

Return Value

If 0 is returned without setting the document status, an error occurs. If 1 is returned, Toolbox uses the specified file name and proceeds as usual.


See Getting Started for more information.


Available only if you installed SOLIDWORKS Toolbox.

In the body of this handler, you can perform PDM document management functions such as:

  • Determine the availability of fileName in the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox.
  • Clear the read-only attribute of the PDM-managed document in preparation for writing.
  • Call IPDMDocManager::SetManagedDocument to direct the Toolbox Browser application to write to a different document, if the PDM-managed version is not writable.

Before returning from this handler, you must call IPDMDocManager::SetDocumentStatus with swPDMStatus_e.swPDMStatusKnownAndAvailable in order to not generate an error.


SOLIDWORKS 2013 FCS, Revision Number 21.0

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