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Get Sheet in Multi-sheet Drawing Example (C#)

This example shows how to get each sheet in a multi-sheet drawing document regardless whether the sheet is loaded.


// Preconditions:

// 1. Click File > Open.

// 2. Open:

// <SolidWorks_install_dir>\samples\tutorial\advdrawings\foodprocessor.slddrw

// 3. Select Selected and Sheet1 in Select sheets to load.

// 4. Click Open.

// 5. Run the macro.


// Postconditions: Only Sheet1 is loaded.


// NOTE: Because this drawing document is used by a

// SolidWorks online tutorial, do not save any

// changes when closing the document.


using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

using System.Diagnostics;

namespace SheetDrawingDocCSharp.csproj


    partial class SolidWorksMacro


        public void Main()


            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

            DrawingDoc swDraw = default(DrawingDoc);

            string[] vSheetName = null;

            int i = 0;

            bool bRet = false;

            string sheetName;


            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

            swDraw = (DrawingDoc)swModel;


            // Get the sheets in the drawing document

            vSheetName = (string[])swDraw.GetSheetNames();

            // Traverse the sheets and determine whether

            // they're loaded

            for (i = 0; i < vSheetName.Length; i++)


                sheetName = (string)vSheetName[i];

                bRet = swDraw.ActivateSheet(sheetName);

                Sheet swSheet = default(Sheet);

                swSheet = (Sheet)swDraw.get_Sheet(vSheetName[i]);

                if ((swSheet.IsLoaded()))                


                    Debug.Print(vSheetName[i] + " is loaded.");




                    Debug.Print(vSheetName[i] + " is not loaded.");




        /// <summary>

        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

        /// </summary>

        public SldWorks swApp;



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