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Regenerate and Delete Component

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Regenerate and Delete Component

The Regenerate and Delete Component Task, when applied, will mark a released component for regeneration and deletion.


Property NameDescription
ComponentThe target path or the unique identifier of the released component to mark for generation and deletion (E.g. "0FF18C75-F455-4123-9930-6628F7B66A6C").
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.


When this task is added the properties are static by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Component"C:\DriveWorks\Specifications\" & DWSpecification & "\Part.SLDPRT"C:\DriveWorks\Specifications\MyProject 0001\Part.SLDPRTFor this released component, DriveWorks will delete the released SOLIDWORKS model and then regenerate it.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Regenerate and Overwrite Component

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • Successfully deleted all components in spec and marked them for generation.

Success with Warnings

  • Specification not found.
  • No released Components in Specification.
  • Component file could not be deleted.
  • Component file doesn't exist on disk.
  • Component could not be generated.

Failed (one of the following occurred)

  • Invalid Specification ID.
  • General error - see Specification Report for more information.

See also

Regenerate and Delete Specification Components

Regenerate and Overwrite Component

Regenerate and Overwrite Specification Components