Uninstalls an .xsiaddon file from Softimage. This deletes all items that were previously installed by the specified add-on file.

C# Syntax

XSIApplication.UnInstallAddon( String in_bszFileName );

Scripting Syntax

XSIApplication.UnInstallAddon( FileName );


Parameter Type Description
FileName String File path of the add-on file to uninstall.


VBScript Example

' This example demonstrates how to uninstall an add-on package.
sPath = InstallationPath( siUserPath )
sHTMLName = makeHTMLPage()
' Create the add-on package object
set oAddOn = Application.CreateAddon
' Add the HTML page to the add-on package
oAddOn.AddOtherItem sHTMLName
' Save the package in the Addons directory
sAddOnFileName = sPath & "\Addons\myHelpPkg.xsiaddon"
oAddOn.Save sAddOnFileName
' Install the add-on package containing the HTML page
Application.InstallAddOn sAddOnFileName, siUserAddonPath 
' Paste the following line (uncommented) into the script editor to uninstall it:
REM Application.UnInstallAddon sAddOnFileName 
' **********************************
' This function just provide the means to remove the details of 
' creating the HTML page. 
function makeHTMLPage()
	' Build the filename & path
	sHelpFileName = sPath & "\Data\HelpMe.html"
	' Create a standard hello world script file
	set fso = CreateObject( "Scripting.FileSystemObject" )
	set fHWFile = fso.CreateTextFile( sHelpFileName )
	fHWFile.WriteLine "<html>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine "<head>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine vbTab & "<title>Help Page for Testing Add-ons</title>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine "</head>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine "<body>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine vbTab & "<p>Help! I'm trapped inside this HTML code!</p>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine "</body>"
	fHWFile.WriteLine "</html>"
	' Return the name of the new command
	makeHTMLPage = sHelpFileName
end function

See Also

XSIApplication.InstallAddon XSIApplication.CreateAddon