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DSldWorksEvents_FileNewPreNotifyEventHandler Delegate (SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks)

Fired before a new document is created either using the SolidWorks API or the SolidWorks user-interface.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Delegate Function DSldWorksEvents_FileNewPreNotifyEventHandler( _
   ByVal DocType As Integer, _
   ByVal TemplateName As String _
) As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As New DSldWorksEvents_FileNewPreNotifyEventHandler(AddressOf HandlerMethod)
public delegate int DSldWorksEvents_FileNewPreNotifyEventHandler( 
   int DocType,
   string TemplateName
public delegate int DSldWorksEvents_FileNewPreNotifyEventHandler( 
&   int DocType,
&   String^ TemplateName


Document type as defined by swDocumentTypes_e
Template path name or file extension


Creating a new document using the SolidWorks user-interface includes:


  • Clicking a document-type button on the New SolidWorks Document dialog.

  • inserting a new component (part or assembly).

NOTE: This event is not raised when creating split parts.


You can cancel the creation of a new document by returning S_FALSE(1) from the event handler.



If developing a C++ application, use swAppFileNewPreNotify to register for this notification.


SolidWorks 2007 SP4, Revision Number 15.4

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