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Undo Deleted Note and Fire Undo Pre- and Post-notify Events Example (VBA)

This example demonstrates firing Undo pre- and post-notifications in a drawing document.


' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

' Preconditions: Open:

' <SolidWorks_install_dir>\samples\tutorial\driveworksxpress\mobile gantry.slddrw.


' The right-side note in Drawing View 3 is selected and then deleted.

' The latter action is then undone and pre- and post-notification

' events are fired indicating that an undo action is about to occur

' and has occurred.


' Postconditions: None

' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

Dim swDrawing As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Dim swDrawingEvents As Class1


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension


' Event notification

Set swDrawing = swModel

Set swDrawingEvents = New Class1

Set swDrawingEvents.swDrawing = swApp.ActiveDoc


' Activate the drawing view that contains

' the note you want to delete

boolstatus = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View3")

boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("DetailItem77@Drawing View3", "NOTE", 0.3058741216774, 0.1870419466786, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)


' Delete the selected note



' Undo deletion of note

' Pre- and post-notifications

' are fired

swModel.EditUndo2 1


' Rebuild the drawing

swModel.ForceRebuild3 True


End Sub

Class Module

Option Explicit


Public WithEvents swDrawing As SldWorks.DrawingDoc


Private Function swDrawing_UndoPostNotify() As Long

'Display message after undo action occurs

    MsgBox "An Undo post-notification event has been fired."

End Function


Private Function swDrawing_UndoPreNotify() As Long

'Display message after undo action occurs

    MsgBox "An Undo pre-notification event has been fired."

End Function


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