4 Replies Latest reply on Jan 5, 2013 8:24 AM by Graydon Svendson

    ISwDMConfiguration2 - GetComponents returns an empty array

    Graydon Svendson

      I'm working on a C++ Application that will pull a complete BOM from a solidworks assembly document using the Document Manager API.

       

      I'm not sure there is any correlation here, but on smaller assemblies my code seems to work and I am able to obtain a list of Components, but on large top level assemblies I am unable to get a list of components.

       

      Here is my pseudo code. (I'm using the variable types to show which methods I'm calling)

       

      ISwDMDocument15Ptr = ISwDMApplication3Ptr->GetDocument();


      ISwDMConfigurationMgrPtr = ISwDMDocument15Ptr->ConfigurationManager;


      names = ISwDMConfigurationMgrPtr->GetConfigurationNames();


      ISwDMConfiguration13Ptr = ISwDMConfigurationMgrPtr->GetConfigurationByName(names[0]);


      ISwDMConfiguration13Ptr->GetComponents();

       

      This code works for some .sldasm files but not others.

       

      PS: I do not normally work with SolidWorks so maybe my terminology is off.  Should Get Components return sub assemblies as well as just parts?