WorkspacePath Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_WorkspacePath()
	' This example reads and modifies the preference value that controls
	' the path for the database workspace file.
	' When finished, this example resets the preference value back to
	' its original value.

	Dim ACADPref As AcadPreferencesFiles
	Dim originalValue As Variant, newValue As Variant

	' Get the files preferences object
	Set ACADPref = ThisDrawing.Application.preferences.Files

	' Read and display the original value
	originalValue = ACADPref.WorkspacePath
	MsgBox "The WorkspacePath preference is set to: " & originalValue

	' Modify the WorkspacePath preference by changing the path to "C:\"
	ACADPref.WorkspacePath = "C:\"
	newValue = ACADPref.WorkspacePath
	MsgBox "The WorkspacePath preference has been set to: " & newValue

	' Reset the preference back to its original value
	' * Note: Comment out this last section to leave the change to
	'		 this preference in effect
	ACADPref.WorkspacePath = originalValue
	MsgBox "The WorkspacePath preference was reset back to: " & originalValue
End Sub