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InstanceDefinitionTableUpdateLinkedInstanceDefinition Method

Read the objects from a file and use them as the instance's definition geometry.

Namespace:  Rhino.DocObjects.Tables
Assembly:  RhinoCommon (in RhinoCommon.dll)
public bool UpdateLinkedInstanceDefinition(
	int idefIndex,
	string filename,
	bool updateNestedLinks,
	bool quiet


Type: SystemInt32
zero based index of instance definition to delete. This must be in the range 0 <= idefIndex < InstanceDefinitionTable.Count.
Type: SystemString
name of file (can be any type of file that Rhino or a plug-in can read)
Type: SystemBoolean
If true and the instance definition referes to a linked instance definition, that needs to be updated, then the nested defition is also updated. If false, nested updates are skipped.
Type: SystemBoolean

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Return Value

Type: Boolean

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Version Information

Rhino for Mac

Supported in: 5.4

Rhino for Windows

Supported in: 6.20
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