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swDocMgr.GetDocument  Error in Document Manager [swDmDocumentOpenErrorFutureVersion]

Discussion created by Engineering Systems on Sep 16, 2019
Latest reply on Sep 20, 2019 by Artem Taturevych

Hi Guys,

In document manager api GetDocument, I'm getting the error with

nRetVal value as 6 --> i.e, swDmDocumentOpenErrorFutureVersion


I'm trying to access the document solidworks 2018 document manager License key. The .sldprt is created

solidworks 2018 as well. I even tried to access .sldprt file created in solidworks 2012. But it shows the same error.


Imports System.IO

Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices

Imports System.Drawing

Imports System.Configuration

Imports System.Collections.Generic

Imports System.Data

Imports System.Diagnostics

Imports System.Windows.Forms

Imports System.ComponentModel

Imports System

Imports System.Linq

Imports System.Text

Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Imports ENOAPILib

Imports IEFAPILib


Imports SwConst

Imports EnoviaSW2Lib

Imports SldWorks

Imports SwDocumentMgr

Imports SwDimXpert

Imports ConisioCADLib

Imports ConisioFileFormatsLib



Public Class Form1


    Private Sub TestCheckIn_Click(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles TestCheckIn.Click

        On Error GoTo ErrHandler

        Const sLicenseKey As String = "my_License_Key"



        Const sDocFileName As String = "E:\OldVersionParts\Four Port.SLDPRT"


       Dim swClassFact As SwDMClassFactory

       Dim swDocMgr As SwDMApplication4

        Dim swDoc As SwDMDocument18

        Dim swCfgMgr As SwDMConfigurationMgr

        Dim nDocType As Long

        Dim nRetVal As Long


        ' Determine type of SOLIDWORKS file based on file extension

        If InStr(LCase(sDocFileName), "sldprt") > 0 Then

            nDocType = SwDmDocumentType.swDmDocumentPart

        ElseIf InStr(LCase(sDocFileName), "sldasm") > 0 Then

            nDocType = SwDmDocumentType.swDmDocumentAssembly

        ElseIf InStr(LCase(sDocFileName), "slddrw") > 0 Then

            nDocType = SwDmDocumentType.swDmDocumentDrawing


            'Probably not a SOLIDWORKS file

            nDocType = SwDmDocumentType.swDmDocumentUnknown

            'so cannot open

            Exit Sub

        End If


        swClassFact = CreateObject("SwDocumentMgr.SwDMClassFactory")


        swDocMgr = swClassFact.GetApplication(sLicenseKey)


        swDoc = swDocMgr.GetDocument(sDocFileName, nDocType, False, nRetVal ' The nRetVal is 6 and swDoc is Nothing after executing this line


        swCfgMgr = swDoc.ConfigurationManager ' Error as swDoc is Nothing



        Dim ErrorMsg As String

        ErrorMsg = Err.Description()

        MessageBox.Show(" Error Number is : " + Err.Number.ToString + " : ErrMsg : " + ErrorMsg + vbLf + )


    End Sub

End Class



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