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Add .NET Controls to SolidWorks using an Add-in Example (C#)

This example shows how to add .NET controls to SolidWorks' FeatureManager, PropertyManager, Task Pane, and model view using a C# add-in.

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// Preconditions:

// 1. In Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 or later, create a project using

//    Other Languages > Visual C# > My Templates > SwCSharpAddin.

// 2. Name the project DotNetControlsDemo.

// 3. Copy and paste this into SwAddin.cs of your C# add-in.

//    Copy and paste this into UserPMPage.cs.

//    Copy and paste this into PMPHandler.cs.

// 4. Select Debug in the Solution Configurations dropdown in the toolbar.

// 5. Select Project > DotNetControlsDemo Properties.

// 6. On the Application tab, ensure that the Target Framework is

//    .NET Framework 3.0.

// 7. On the Debug tab select Start external program and type in the

//    pathname of your SolidWorks executable.

// 8. Save the project.

// 9. In Solution Explorer add the following .NET Framework 3.0 references:

//    PresentationCore.dll

//    PresentationFramework.dll

//    UIAutomationProvider.dll

//    WindowsBase.dll

//    WindowsFormsIntegration.dll

// 10. Add a Windows Presentation Foundation User Control to the project:

//     a. In Solution Explorer, right-click the project and select

//         Add > User Control.

//     b. In Name type WPFControl.xaml.

//     c. Select the User Control (WPF) template.

//     d. Click Add.

//     e. Copy and paste this into WPFControl.xaml.

//     f. Copy and paste this into WPFControl.xaml.cs.

// 11. Add a Windows Forms User Control to the project:

//     a. In Solution Explorer, right-click the project and select

//        Add > User Control.

//     b. In Name type UserControl1.cs.

//     c. Click Add.

//     d. Copy and paste this into UserControl1.Designer.cs.

// 12. Create a Windows Form:

//     a. In Solution Explorer, right-click the project and select

//        Add > Windows Form.

//     b. In Name type Form1.cs.

//     c. Copy and paste this into Form1.Designer.cs.     

// 13. Save the project.

//

// Postconditions:

// 1. In SolidWorks, select DotNetControlsDemo > WinFormInTaskPane.

//    A new tab with .NET controls appears in the Task Pane.

// 2. Select DotNetControlsDemo > UserControlInModelView.

//    .NET User Control1 tab appears below the model view.

// 3. Select DotNetControlsDemo > WPFInModelView.

//    .NET WPF Control tab appears below the model view.

// 4. Select DotNetControlsDemo > WinFormInFeatureMgr.

//    A new design tree appears in a split window of FeatureManager.

// 5. Select DotNetControlsDemo > Show PMP.

//    Click OK in three dialog boxes.

//    A new tab with .NET controls appears in PropertyManager.

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SwAddin.cs:

using System;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Collections;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Diagnostics;

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorksTools;
using SolidWorksTools.File;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Windows.Forms.Integration;


namespace DotNetControlsDemo
{
    
/// <summary>
    /// Summary description for DotNetControlsDemo.
    /// </summary>
    [Guid("4ca45de8-6831-4a4c-83ac-d9d968803794"), ComVisible(true)]
    [
SwAddin(
        Description =
"DotNetControlsDemo description",
        Title =
"DotNetControlsDemo",
        LoadAtStartup =
true
        )]
    
public class SwAddin : ISwAddin
    {
        #region Local Variables
        
ISldWorks iSwApp;
        
ICommandManager iCmdMgr;
        
ICommandGroup cmdGroup;
        
int addinID;
        
Form1 TaskPanWinFormControl;
        
UserControl1 TaskPanUserControl;
        
Form1 FeatureMgrControl;
        
UserControl1 ModelView1Control;
        
WPFControl WpfModelView1Control;
        
ElementHost ModelViewelhost;

        #region Event Handler Variables
        
Hashtable openDocs;
        SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks.
SldWorks SwEventPtr;
        #endregion

        #region
Property Manager Variables
        
UserPMPage ppage;
        #endregion


        // Public Properties
        public ISldWorks SwApp
        {
            
get { return iSwApp; }
        }
        
public ICommandManager CmdMgr
        {
            
get { return iCmdMgr; }
        }

        
public Hashtable OpenDocs
        {
            
get { return openDocs; }
        }

        #endregion

        #region
SolidWorks Registration
        [
ComRegisterFunctionAttribute]
        
public static void RegisterFunction(Type t)
        {

            #region Get Custom Attribute: SwAddinAttribute
            
SwAddinAttribute SWattr = null;
            
Type type = typeof(SwAddin);
            
foreach (System.Attribute attr in type.GetCustomAttributes(false))
            {
                
if (attr is SwAddinAttribute)
                {
                    SWattr = attr
as SwAddinAttribute;
                    
break;
                }
            }
            #endregion

            Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey hklm = Microsoft.Win32.Registry.LocalMachine;
            Microsoft.Win32.
RegistryKey hkcu = Microsoft.Win32.Registry.CurrentUser;

            
string keyname = "SOFTWARE\\SolidWorks\\Addins\\{" + t.GUID.ToString() + "}";
            Microsoft.Win32.
RegistryKey addinkey = hklm.CreateSubKey(keyname);
            addinkey.SetValue(
null, 0);

            addinkey.SetValue(
"Description", SWattr.Description);
            addinkey.SetValue(
"Title", SWattr.Title);

            keyname =
"Software\\SolidWorks\\AddInsStartup\\{" + t.GUID.ToString() + "}";
            addinkey = hkcu.CreateSubKey(keyname);
            addinkey.SetValue(
null, Convert.ToInt32(SWattr.LoadAtStartup), Microsoft.Win32.RegistryValueKind.DWord);
        }

        [
ComUnregisterFunctionAttribute]
        
public static void UnregisterFunction(Type t)
        {
            Microsoft.Win32.
RegistryKey hklm = Microsoft.Win32.Registry.LocalMachine;
            Microsoft.Win32.
RegistryKey hkcu = Microsoft.Win32.Registry.CurrentUser;

            
string keyname = "SOFTWARE\\SolidWorks\\Addins\\{" + t.GUID.ToString() + "}";
            hklm.DeleteSubKey(keyname);

            keyname =
"Software\\SolidWorks\\AddInsStartup\\{" + t.GUID.ToString() + "}";
            hkcu.DeleteSubKey(keyname);
        }

        #endregion

        #region
ISwAddin Implementation
        
public SwAddin()
        {
        }

        
public bool ConnectToSW(object ThisSW, int cookie)
        {
            iSwApp = (
ISldWorks)ThisSW;
            addinID = cookie;

            
//Setup callbacks
            iSwApp.SetAddinCallbackInfo(0, this, addinID);

            #region Setup the Command Manager
            iCmdMgr = iSwApp.GetCommandManager(cookie);
            AddCommandMgr();
            #endregion

            #region
Setup the Event Handlers
            SwEventPtr = (SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks.
SldWorks)iSwApp;
            openDocs =
new Hashtable();
            AttachEventHandlers();
            #endregion

            #region
Setup Sample Property Manager
            AddPMP();
            #endregion

            return true;
        }

        
public bool DisconnectFromSW()
        {
            RemoveCommandMgr();
            RemovePMP();
            DetachEventHandlers();

            iSwApp =
null;
            
//The addin _must_ call GC.Collect() here in order to retrieve all managed code pointers
            GC.Collect();
            
return true;
        }
        #endregion

        #region
UI Methods
        
public void AddCommandMgr()
        {
            
            
BitmapHandler iBmp = new BitmapHandler();
            
            
Assembly thisAssembly;
            
int cmdIndex0, cmdIndex1, cmdIndex2, cmdIndex3, cmdIndex4;
            
string Title = "DotNetControlsDemo", ToolTip = "DotNetControlsDemo";


            
int[] docTypes = new int[]{(int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocASSEMBLY,
                                       (
int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING,
                                       (
int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART};

            thisAssembly = System.Reflection.
Assembly.GetAssembly(this.GetType());

            cmdGroup = iCmdMgr.CreateCommandGroup(1, Title, ToolTip,
"", -1);
            cmdGroup.LargeIconList = iBmp.CreateFileFromResourceBitmap(
"DotNetControlsDemo.ToolbarLarge.bmp", thisAssembly);
            cmdGroup.SmallIconList = iBmp.CreateFileFromResourceBitmap(
"DotNetControlsDemo.ToolbarSmall.bmp", thisAssembly);
            cmdGroup.LargeMainIcon = iBmp.CreateFileFromResourceBitmap(
"DotNetControlsDemo.MainIconLarge.bmp", thisAssembly);
            cmdGroup.SmallMainIcon = iBmp.CreateFileFromResourceBitmap(
"DotNetControlsDemo.MainIconSmall.bmp", thisAssembly);

            cmdIndex0 = cmdGroup.AddCommandItem(
"WinFromInTaskPane", -1, "Add Windows Form In Task Pane", "WinFormInTaskPane", 0, "WinFormInTaskPane", "EnableWinFormInTaskPane", 0);
            cmdIndex1 = cmdGroup.AddCommandItem(
"UserControlInModelView", -1, "Add User Control In Model View", "UserControlInModelView", 1, "UserControlInModelView", "EnableUserControlInModelView", 1);
            cmdIndex2 = cmdGroup.AddCommandItem(
"WPFInModelView", -1, "Add WPF In ModelView", "WPFInModelView", 2, "WPFInModelView", "EnableWPFInModelView", 2);
            cmdIndex3 = cmdGroup.AddCommandItem(
"WinFormInFeatureMgr", -1, "Add Windows Form In FeatureManager", "WinFormInFeatureMgr", 3, "WinFormInFeatureMgr", "EnableWinFormInFeatureMgr", 3);
            cmdIndex4 = cmdGroup.AddCommandItem(
"Show PMP", -1, "Display PropertyManager with .NET Controls", "Show PMP", 4, "ShowPMP", "EnablePMP", 4);

            cmdGroup.HasToolbar =
true;
            cmdGroup.HasMenu =
true;
            cmdGroup.Activate();

            
bool bResult;

            
foreach (int type in docTypes)
            {
                
ICommandTab cmdTab;

                cmdTab = iCmdMgr.GetCommandTab(type, Title);

                
if (cmdTab == null)
                {
                    cmdTab = (
ICommandTab)iCmdMgr.AddCommandTab(type, Title);

                    
CommandTabBox cmdBox = cmdTab.AddCommandTabBox();

                    
int[] cmdIDs = new int[6];
                    
int[] TextType = new int[6];


                    cmdIDs[0] = cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex0);
                    System.Diagnostics.
Debug.Print(cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex0).ToString());
                    TextType[0] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextHorizontal;

                    cmdIDs[1] = cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex1);
                    System.Diagnostics.
Debug.Print(cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex1).ToString());
                    TextType[1] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextHorizontal;

                    cmdIDs[2] = cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex2);
                    System.Diagnostics.
Debug.Print(cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex2).ToString());
                    TextType[2] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextHorizontal;

                    cmdIDs[3] = cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex3);
                    System.Diagnostics.
Debug.Print(cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex3).ToString());
                    TextType[3] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextHorizontal;


                    cmdIDs[4] = cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex4);
                    System.Diagnostics.
Debug.Print(cmdGroup.get_CommandID(cmdIndex4).ToString());
                    TextType[4] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextHorizontal;

                    cmdIDs[5] = cmdGroup.ToolbarId;
                    System.Diagnostics.
Debug.Print(cmdIDs[5].ToString());
                    TextType[5] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextHorizontal | (int)swCommandTabButtonFlyoutStyle_e.swCommandTabButton_ActionFlyout;

                    bResult = cmdBox.AddCommands(cmdIDs, TextType);



                    
CommandTabBox cmdBox1 = cmdTab.AddCommandTabBox();
                    cmdIDs =
new int[1];
                    TextType =
new int[1];

                    cmdIDs[0] = cmdGroup.ToolbarId;
                    TextType[0] = (
int)swCommandTabButtonTextDisplay_e.swCommandTabButton_TextBelow | (int)swCommandTabButtonFlyoutStyle_e.swCommandTabButton_ActionFlyout;

                    bResult = cmdBox1.AddCommands(cmdIDs, TextType);

                    cmdTab.AddSeparator(cmdBox1, cmdGroup.ToolbarId);

                }

            }
            thisAssembly =
null;
            iBmp.Dispose();
        }


        
public void RemoveCommandMgr()
        {
            iCmdMgr.RemoveCommandGroup(1);
        }

        
public Boolean AddPMP()
        {
            ppage =
new UserPMPage(this);
            
return true;
        }

        
public Boolean RemovePMP()
        {
            ppage =
null;
            
return true;
        }

        #endregion

        #region
UI Callbacks
        
public void WinFormInTaskPane()
        {
              
ITaskpaneView pTaskPanView;
              pTaskPanView = iSwApp.CreateTaskpaneView2(
"", "C# .NET Control");
              TaskPanWinFormControl =
new Form1();
              pTaskPanView.DisplayWindowFromHandle(TaskPanWinFormControl.Handle.ToInt64());
              TaskPanUserControl = (
UserControl1)pTaskPanView.GetControl();
              
Debug.Print(TaskPanUserControl.Name);

        }

        
        
public int EnableWinFromInTaskPane()
        {
            
return 1;

        }

        
public void UserControlInModelView()
        {
            
IModelDoc2 pDoc;
            pDoc = (
IModelDoc2)iSwApp.ActiveDoc;
            
IModelViewManager swModelViewMgr;
            swModelViewMgr = pDoc.ModelViewManager;
            ModelView1Control =
new UserControl1();
            swModelViewMgr.DisplayWindowFromHandle(
".NET User Control1", ModelView1Control.Handle.ToInt64(), false);
        }

        
public int EnableUserControlInModelView()
        {
            
if (iSwApp.ActiveDoc != null)
                
return 1;
            
else
                return 0;
        }

      
public void  WPFInModelView()
       {
          
IModelDoc2 pDoc;
           pDoc = (
IModelDoc2)iSwApp.ActiveDoc;
          
IModelViewManager swModelViewMgr;
           swModelViewMgr = pDoc.ModelViewManager;
           WpfModelView1Control =
new WPFControl();

           ModelViewelhost =
new ElementHost();
           ModelViewelhost.Child = WpfModelView1Control;

           swModelViewMgr.DisplayWindowFromHandle(
".NET WPF Control", ModelViewelhost.Handle.ToInt64(), true);

       }

        
public int EnableWPFInModelView()
        {
            
if (iSwApp.ActiveDoc != null)
                
return 1;
            
else
                return 0;
        }

        
public void WinFormInFeatureMgr()
        {
            
IModelDoc2 pDoc;
            pDoc = (
IModelDoc2)iSwApp.ActiveDoc;
            
IModelViewManager swModelViewMgr;
            swModelViewMgr = pDoc.ModelViewManager;
            
IFeatMgrView swFeatMgrTabTop;
            FeatureMgrControl =
new Form1();
            swFeatMgrTabTop = swModelViewMgr.CreateFeatureMgrWindowFromHandle(cmdGroup.SmallIconList, (
int)FeatureMgrControl.Handle.ToInt64(), "MyDotNetControl", (int)swFeatMgrPane_e.swFeatMgrPaneTop);
            pDoc.FeatureManagerSplitterPosition = 0.5;
            swFeatMgrTabTop.ActivateView();
        }

      
public int EnableWinFormInFeatureMgr()
       {
              
if (iSwApp.ActiveDoc != null)
                
return 1;
            
else
                return 0;
       }

        
public void ShowPMP()
        {
            
if (ppage != null)
                ppage.Show();
        }

        
public int EnablePMP()
        {
            
if (iSwApp.ActiveDoc != null)
                
return 1;
            
else
                return 0;
        }
        #endregion

        #region
Event Methods
        
public bool AttachEventHandlers()
        {
            AttachSwEvents();
            
//Listen for events on all currently open docs
            AttachEventsToAllDocuments();
            
return true;
        }

        
private bool AttachSwEvents()
        {
            
try
            {
                SwEventPtr.ActiveDocChangeNotify +=
new DSldWorksEvents_ActiveDocChangeNotifyEventHandler(OnDocChange);
                SwEventPtr.DocumentLoadNotify2 +=
new DSldWorksEvents_DocumentLoadNotify2EventHandler(OnDocLoad);
                SwEventPtr.FileNewNotify2 +=
new DSldWorksEvents_FileNewNotify2EventHandler(OnFileNew);
                SwEventPtr.ActiveModelDocChangeNotify +=
new DSldWorksEvents_ActiveModelDocChangeNotifyEventHandler(OnModelChange);
                SwEventPtr.FileOpenPostNotify +=
new DSldWorksEvents_FileOpenPostNotifyEventHandler(FileOpenPostNotify);
                
return true;
            }
            
catch (Exception e)
            {
                
Console.WriteLine(e.Message);
                
return false;
            }
        }



        
private bool DetachSwEvents()
        {
            
try
            {
                SwEventPtr.ActiveDocChangeNotify -=
new DSldWorksEvents_ActiveDocChangeNotifyEventHandler(OnDocChange);
                SwEventPtr.DocumentLoadNotify2 -=
new DSldWorksEvents_DocumentLoadNotify2EventHandler(OnDocLoad);
                SwEventPtr.FileNewNotify2 -=
new DSldWorksEvents_FileNewNotify2EventHandler(OnFileNew);
                SwEventPtr.ActiveModelDocChangeNotify -=
new DSldWorksEvents_ActiveModelDocChangeNotifyEventHandler(OnModelChange);
                SwEventPtr.FileOpenPostNotify -=
new DSldWorksEvents_FileOpenPostNotifyEventHandler(FileOpenPostNotify);
                
return true;
            }
            
catch (Exception e)
            {
                
Console.WriteLine(e.Message);
                
return false;
            }

        }

        
public void AttachEventsToAllDocuments()
        {
            
ModelDoc2 modDoc = (ModelDoc2)iSwApp.GetFirstDocument();
            
while (modDoc != null)
            {
                
if (!openDocs.Contains(modDoc))
                {
                    AttachModelDocEventHandler(modDoc);
                }
                modDoc = (
ModelDoc2)modDoc.GetNext();
            }
        }

        
public bool AttachModelDocEventHandler(ModelDoc2 modDoc)
        {
            
if (modDoc == null)
                
return false;

            
DocumentEventHandler docHandler = null;

            
if (!openDocs.Contains(modDoc))
            {
                
switch (modDoc.GetType())
                {
                    
case (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART:
                        {
                            docHandler =
new PartEventHandler(modDoc, this);
                            
break;
                        }
                    
case (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocASSEMBLY:
                        {
                            docHandler =
new AssemblyEventHandler(modDoc, this);
                            
break;
                        }
                    
case (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING:
                        {
                            docHandler =
new DrawingEventHandler(modDoc, this);
                            
break;
                        }
                    
default:
                        {
                            
return false; //Unsupported document type
                        }
                }
                docHandler.AttachEventHandlers();
                openDocs.Add(modDoc, docHandler);
            }
            
return true;
        }

        
public bool DetachModelEventHandler(ModelDoc2 modDoc)
        {
            
DocumentEventHandler docHandler;
            docHandler = (
DocumentEventHandler)openDocs[modDoc];
            openDocs.Remove(modDoc);
            modDoc =
null;
            docHandler =
null;
            
return true;
        }

        
public bool DetachEventHandlers()
        {
            DetachSwEvents();

            
//Close events on all currently open docs
            DocumentEventHandler docHandler;
            
int numKeys = openDocs.Count;
            
object[] keys = new Object[numKeys];

            
//Remove all document event handlers
            openDocs.Keys.CopyTo(keys, 0);
            
foreach (ModelDoc2 key in keys)
            {
                docHandler = (
DocumentEventHandler)openDocs[key];
                docHandler.DetachEventHandlers();
//This also removes the pair from the hash
                docHandler = null;
            }
            
return true;
        }
        #endregion

        #region
Event Handlers
        
//Events
        public int OnDocChange()
        {
            
return 0;
        }

        
public int OnDocLoad(string docTitle, string docPath)
        {
            
return 0;
        }

        
int FileOpenPostNotify(string FileName)
        {
            AttachEventsToAllDocuments();
            
return 0;
        }

        
public int OnFileNew(object newDoc, int docType, string templateName)
        {
            AttachEventsToAllDocuments();
            
return 0;
        }

        
public int OnModelChange()
        {
            
return 0;
        }

        #endregion
    }

}

 

UserPMPage.cs:

using System;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Windows.Forms;

using System.Windows.Forms.Integration;

namespace DotNetControlsDemo
{
    
public class UserPMPage
    {
        
//Local Objects
        IPropertyManagerPage2 swPropertyPage;
        
PMPHandler handler;
        
ISldWorks iSwApp;
        
SwAddin userAddin;

        
WPFControl MyWPFControl;
        
ElementHost elhost;
        
UserControl1 MyUserControl;
        
Form1 MyWinFormControl;

        #region Property Manager Page Controls
        
//Groups
        IPropertyManagerPageGroup group1;
        
IPropertyManagerPageGroup group2;
        
IPropertyManagerPageGroup group3;

        
//Controls
        IPropertyManagerPageWindowFromHandle dotnet1;
        
IPropertyManagerPageWindowFromHandle dotnet2;
        
IPropertyManagerPageWindowFromHandle dotnet3;

        
//Control IDs
        public const int group1ID = 0;
        
public const int group2ID = 1;
        
public const int group3ID = 2;

        
public const int DotNet1ID = 3;
        
public const int DotNet2ID = 4;
        
public const int DotNet3ID = 5;
    
        #endregion

        public UserPMPage(SwAddin addin)
        {
            userAddin = addin;
            iSwApp = (
ISldWorks)userAddin.SwApp;
            CreatePropertyManagerPage();
        }


        
protected void CreatePropertyManagerPage()
        {
            
int errors = -1;
            
int options = (int)swPropertyManagerPageOptions_e.swPropertyManagerOptions_OkayButton |
                (
int)swPropertyManagerPageOptions_e.swPropertyManagerOptions_CancelButton;

            handler =
new PMPHandler(userAddin);
            swPropertyPage = (
IPropertyManagerPage2)iSwApp.CreatePropertyManagerPage(".Net Control Disply PMP", options, handler, ref errors);
            
if (swPropertyPage != null && errors == (int)swPropertyManagerPageStatus_e.swPropertyManagerPage_Okay)
            {
                
try
                {
                    AddControls();
                }
                
catch (Exception e)
                {
                    iSwApp.SendMsgToUser2(e.Message, 0, 0);
                }
            }
        }


        
//Controls are displayed on the page top to bottom in the order
        //in which they are added to the object.
        protected void AddControls()
        {
            
short controlType = -1;
            
short align = -1;
            
int options = -1;


            
//Add the groups
            options = (int)swAddGroupBoxOptions_e.swGroupBoxOptions_Expanded |
                      (
int)swAddGroupBoxOptions_e.swGroupBoxOptions_Visible;

            group1 = (
IPropertyManagerPageGroup)swPropertyPage.AddGroupBox(group1ID, "Window Form", options);

            options = (
int)swAddGroupBoxOptions_e.swGroupBoxOptions_Checkbox |
                      (
int)swAddGroupBoxOptions_e.swGroupBoxOptions_Visible;

            group2 = (
IPropertyManagerPageGroup)swPropertyPage.AddGroupBox(group2ID, "User Control", options);

            options =  (
int)swAddGroupBoxOptions_e.swGroupBoxOptions_Checkbox |
                        (
int)swAddGroupBoxOptions_e.swGroupBoxOptions_Visible;

            group3 = (
IPropertyManagerPageGroup)swPropertyPage.AddGroupBox(group3ID, "WPF Control", options);

            
//Add the controls to group1`
            controlType = (int)swPropertyManagerPageControlType_e.swControlType_WindowFromHandle;
            align = (
int)swPropertyManagerPageControlLeftAlign_e.swControlAlign_LeftEdge;
            options = (
int)swAddControlOptions_e.swControlOptions_Enabled |
                      (
int)swAddControlOptions_e.swControlOptions_Visible;

            dotnet1 = (
IPropertyManagerPageWindowFromHandle )group1.AddControl(DotNet1ID, controlType, ".Net Windows Form Control", align, options, "This Control is added without COM");
            dotnet1.Height = 150;

            controlType = (
int)swPropertyManagerPageControlType_e.swControlType_WindowFromHandle;
            align = (
int)swPropertyManagerPageControlLeftAlign_e.swControlAlign_LeftEdge;
            options = (
int)swAddControlOptions_e.swControlOptions_Enabled |
                      (
int)swAddControlOptions_e.swControlOptions_Visible;

            dotnet2 = (
IPropertyManagerPageWindowFromHandle )group2.AddControl(DotNet2ID, controlType, ".Net User Form Control", align, options, "This Control is added without COM");
            dotnet2.Height = 150;

            dotnet3 = (
IPropertyManagerPageWindowFromHandle )group3.AddControl(DotNet3ID, controlType, ".Net WPF Control", align, options, "This Control is added without COM");
            dotnet3.Height = 50;

    
        }

        
public void Show()
        {

            
// For Dot net control user need to create object at every Display

            //WinForm Control
            MyWinFormControl = new Form1();
            
//If you are adding Winform in Property Page need to set TopLevel Property to false
            MyWinFormControl.TopLevel = false;
            MyWinFormControl.Show(); 

            dotnet1.SetWindowHandle(MyWinFormControl.Handle.ToInt64());
            

            
//User Control
             MyUserControl = new UserControl1();
            dotnet2.SetWindowHandle(MyUserControl.Handle.ToInt64());


            
//WPF control
            elhost = new ElementHost();
            MyWPFControl =
new WPFControl();
            elhost.Child = MyWPFControl;
            dotnet3.SetWindowHandle(elhost.Handle.ToInt64());

            
//Show Proppety page
            swPropertyPage.Show();
            
        }
    }
}

PMPHandler.cs:

 

using System;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace DotNetControlsDemo
{

    
public class PMPHandler : IPropertyManagerPage2Handler8
    {
        
ISldWorks iSwApp;
        
SwAddin userAddin;

        
public PMPHandler(SwAddin addin)
        {
            userAddin = addin;
            iSwApp = (
ISldWorks)userAddin.SwApp;
        }

        
//Implement these methods from the interface
        public void AfterClose()
        {
            
//This function must contain code, even if it does nothing, to prevent the
            //.NET runtime environment from doing garbage collection at the wrong time.
            int IndentSize;
            IndentSize = System.Diagnostics.
Debug.IndentSize;
            System.Diagnostics.
Debug.WriteLine(IndentSize);
        }

        
public void OnCheckboxCheck(int id, bool status)
        {

        }

        
public void OnClose(int reason)
        {
            
//This function must contain code, even if it does nothing, to prevent the
            //.NET runtime environment from doing garbage collection at the wrong time.
            int IndentSize;
            IndentSize = System.Diagnostics.
Debug.IndentSize;
            System.Diagnostics.
Debug.WriteLine(IndentSize);
        }

        
public void OnComboboxEditChanged(int id, string text)
        {

        }

        
public int OnActiveXControlCreated(int id, bool status)
        {
            
return -1;
        }

        
public void OnButtonPress(int id)
        {

        }

        
public void OnComboboxSelectionChanged(int id, int item)
        {

        }

        
public void OnGroupCheck(int id, bool status)
        {

        }

        
public void OnGroupExpand(int id, bool status)
        {

        }

        
public bool OnHelp()
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public void OnListboxSelectionChanged(int id, int item)
        {

        }

        
public bool OnNextPage()
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public void OnNumberboxChanged(int id, double val)
        {

        }

        
public void OnOptionCheck(int id)
        {

        }

        
public bool OnPreviousPage()
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public void OnSelectionboxCalloutCreated(int id)
        {

        }

        
public void OnSelectionboxCalloutDestroyed(int id)
        {

        }

        
public void OnSelectionboxFocusChanged(int id)
        {

        }

        
public void OnSelectionboxListChanged(int id, int item)
        {

        }

        
public void OnTextboxChanged(int id, string text)
        {

        }

        
public void AfterActivation()
        {
            
        }

        
public bool OnKeystroke(int Wparam, int Message, int Lparam, int Id)
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public void OnPopupMenuItem(int Id)
        {

        }

        
public void OnPopupMenuItemUpdate(int Id, ref int retval)
        {

        }

        
public bool OnPreview()
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public void OnSliderPositionChanged(int Id, double Value)
        {

        }

        
public void OnSliderTrackingCompleted(int Id, double Value)
        {

        }

        
public bool OnSubmitSelection(int Id, object Selection, int SelType, ref string ItemText)
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public bool OnTabClicked(int Id)
        {
            
return true;
        }

        
public void OnUndo()
        {

        }

        
public void OnWhatsNew()
        {

        }

        
public void OnRedo()
        {

        }

        
public void OnGainedFocus(int Id)
        {

        }

        
public void OnLostFocus(int Id)
        {

        }

        
public int OnWindowFromHandleControlCreated(int id, bool status)
        {
            System.Windows.Forms.
MessageBox.Show("Dot Net Control Created");
            
return -1;
        }

        void OnListboxRMBUp(int Id, int PosX, int PosY)
        {
            throw new Exception("The method or operation is not implemented.");
        }



    }
}

 

Form1.Designer.cs:

namespace DotNetControlsDemo
{
    
partial class Form1
    {
        
/// <summary>
        /// Required designer variable.
        /// </summary>
        private System.ComponentModel.IContainer components = null;

        
/// <summary>
        /// Clean up any resources being used.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="disposing">true if managed resources should be disposed; otherwise, false.</param>
        protected override void Dispose(bool disposing)
        {
            
if (disposing && (components != null))
            {
                components.Dispose();
            }
            
base.Dispose(disposing);
        }

        #region Windows Form Designer generated code

        
/// <summary>
        /// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
        /// the contents of this method with the code editor.
        /// </summary>
        private void InitializeComponent()
        {
            
this.listBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ListBox();
            
this.comboBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox();
            
this.textBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TextBox();
            
this.button1 = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
            
this.SuspendLayout();
            
//
            // listBox1
            //
            this.listBox1.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)(((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Bottom | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Left)
                        | System.Windows.Forms.
AnchorStyles.Right)));
            
this.listBox1.FormattingEnabled = true;
            
this.listBox1.Items.AddRange(new object[] {
            
"Help",
            
"Whats New"});
            
this.listBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(25, 160);
            
this.listBox1.Name = "listBox1";
            
this.listBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(304, 43);
            
this.listBox1.TabIndex = 10;
            
//
            // comboBox1
            //
            this.comboBox1.DisplayMember = "Monday";
            
this.comboBox1.DropDownStyle = System.Windows.Forms.ComboBoxStyle.DropDownList;
            
this.comboBox1.FormattingEnabled = true;
            
this.comboBox1.Items.AddRange(new object[] {
            
"Monday ",
            
"Tuesday",
            
"Wednesday",
            
"Thursday",
            
"Friday",
            
"Saturday",
            
"Sunday"});
            
this.comboBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(25, 122);
            
this.comboBox1.Name = "comboBox1";
            
this.comboBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(140, 21);
            
this.comboBox1.TabIndex = 9;
            
this.comboBox1.ValueMember = "Monday";
            
//
            // textBox1
            //
            this.textBox1.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)((((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Bottom)
                        | System.Windows.Forms.
AnchorStyles.Left)
                        | System.Windows.Forms.
AnchorStyles.Right)));
            
this.textBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(25, 86);
            
this.textBox1.Name = "textBox1";
            
this.textBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(321, 20);
            
this.textBox1.TabIndex = 8;
            
//
            // button1
            //
            this.button1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(25, 12);
            
this.button1.Name = "button1";
            
this.button1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(140, 57);
            
this.button1.TabIndex = 7;
            
this.button1.Text = "Say Hello";
            
this.button1.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            
this.button1.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.button1_Click);
            
//
            // Form1
            //
            this.AutoScaleDimensions = new System.Drawing.SizeF(6F, 13F);
            
this.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font;
            
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(382, 215);
            
this.ControlBox = false;
            
this.Controls.Add(this.listBox1);
            
this.Controls.Add(this.comboBox1);
            
this.Controls.Add(this.textBox1);
            
this.Controls.Add(this.button1);
            
this.FormBorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.FormBorderStyle.None;
            
this.MaximizeBox = false;
            
this.MinimizeBox = false;
            
this.Name = "Form1";
            
this.ShowIcon = false;
            
this.ShowInTaskbar = false;
            
this.Text = "Form1";
            
this.ResumeLayout(false);
            
this.PerformLayout();

        }

        #endregion

        private System.Windows.Forms.ListBox listBox1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox comboBox1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.TextBox textBox1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.Button button1;
    }
}

 

UserControl1.Designer.cs:

namespace DotNetControlsDemo
{
    
partial class UserControl1
    {
        
/// <summary>
        /// Required designer variable.
        /// </summary>
        private System.ComponentModel.IContainer components = null;

        
/// <summary>
        /// Clean up any resources being used.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="disposing">true if managed resources should be disposed; otherwise, false.</param>
        protected override void Dispose(bool disposing)
        {
            
if (disposing && (components != null))
            {
                components.Dispose();
            }
            
base.Dispose(disposing);
        }

        #region Component Designer generated code

        
/// <summary>
        /// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
        /// the contents of this method with the code editor.
        /// </summary>
        private void InitializeComponent()
        {
            
this.radioButton1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton();
            
this.textBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TextBox();
            
this.button1 = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
            
this.tabControl1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TabControl();
            
this.TabPage1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TabPage();
            
this.TabPage2 = new System.Windows.Forms.TabPage();
            
this.TabPage3 = new System.Windows.Forms.TabPage();
            
this.tabControl1.SuspendLayout();
            
this.SuspendLayout();
            
//
            // radioButton1
            //
            this.radioButton1.Anchor = System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Left;
            
this.radioButton1.AutoSize = true;
            
this.radioButton1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(23, 113);
            
this.radioButton1.Name = "radioButton1";
            
this.radioButton1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(85, 17);
            
this.radioButton1.TabIndex = 5;
            
this.radioButton1.TabStop = true;
            
this.radioButton1.Text = "radioButton1";
            
this.radioButton1.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            
//
            // textBox1
            //
            this.textBox1.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)(((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Left)
                        | System.Windows.Forms.
AnchorStyles.Right)));
            
this.textBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(23, 87);
            
this.textBox1.Name = "textBox1";
            
this.textBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(378, 20);
            
this.textBox1.TabIndex = 4;
            
//
            // button1
            //
            this.button1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(23, 17);
            
this.button1.Name = "button1";
            
this.button1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(119, 49);
            
this.button1.TabIndex = 3;
            
this.button1.Text = "Say Hello";
            
this.button1.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            
this.button1.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.button1_Click);
            
//
            // tabControl1
            //
            this.tabControl1.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)(((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Bottom | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Left)
                        | System.Windows.Forms.
AnchorStyles.Right)));
            
this.tabControl1.Controls.Add(this.TabPage1);
            
this.tabControl1.Controls.Add(this.TabPage2);
            
this.tabControl1.Controls.Add(this.TabPage3);
            
this.tabControl1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(23, 148);
            
this.tabControl1.Multiline = true;
            
this.tabControl1.Name = "tabControl1";
            
this.tabControl1.SelectedIndex = 0;
            
this.tabControl1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(386, 69);
            
this.tabControl1.TabIndex = 6;
            
//
            // TabPage1
            //
            this.TabPage1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(4, 22);
            
this.TabPage1.Name = "TabPage1";
            
this.TabPage1.Padding = new System.Windows.Forms.Padding(3);
            
this.TabPage1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(378, 43);
            
this.TabPage1.TabIndex = 0;
            
this.TabPage1.Text = "TabPage1";
            
this.TabPage1.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            
//
            // TabPage2
            //
            this.TabPage2.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(4, 22);
            
this.TabPage2.Name = "TabPage2";
            
this.TabPage2.Padding = new System.Windows.Forms.Padding(3);
            
this.TabPage2.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(406, 103);
            
this.TabPage2.TabIndex = 1;
            
this.TabPage2.Text = "TabPage2";
            
this.TabPage2.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            
//
            // TabPage3
            //
            this.TabPage3.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(4, 22);
            
this.TabPage3.Name = "TabPage3";
            
this.TabPage3.Padding = new System.Windows.Forms.Padding(3);
            
this.TabPage3.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(406, 103);
            
this.TabPage3.TabIndex = 2;
            
this.TabPage3.Text = "TabPage3";
            
this.TabPage3.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            
//
            // UserControl1
            //
            this.AutoScaleDimensions = new System.Drawing.SizeF(6F, 13F);
            
this.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font;
            
this.Controls.Add(this.tabControl1);
            
this.Controls.Add(this.radioButton1);
            
this.Controls.Add(this.textBox1);
            
this.Controls.Add(this.button1);
            
this.Name = "UserControl1";
            
this.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(427, 237);
            
this.tabControl1.ResumeLayout(false);
            
this.ResumeLayout(false);
            
this.PerformLayout();

        }

        #endregion

        private System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton radioButton1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.TextBox textBox1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.Button button1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.TabControl tabControl1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.TabPage TabPage1;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.TabPage TabPage2;
        
private System.Windows.Forms.TabPage TabPage3;
    }
}
 

 

WPFControl.xaml:

<UserControl x:Class="DotNetControlsDemo.WPFControl"
   xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
   xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
   Height="204" Width="314" Loaded="UserControl_Loaded">
    <Grid Height="44" Width="108">
        <ComboBox Text="WPF" Height="44" VerticalAlignment="Top">
            <ComboBoxItem Margin="2">
                <Ellipse Width="20" Height="20" Stroke="Black" />
            </ComboBoxItem>
            <ComboBoxItem Margin="2">
                <Path Stroke="Black" Data="M 0,0 L 20,0 L 10,20 Z" />
            </ComboBoxItem>
            <ComboBoxItem Margin="2">
                <Rectangle Stroke="Black" Width="20" Height="20" />
            </ComboBoxItem>
        </ComboBox>
    </Grid>

</
UserControl>

 

WPFControl.xaml.cs:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Data;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Imaging;
using System.Windows.Navigation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;

namespace DotNetControlsDemo
{
    
/// <summary>
    /// Interaction logic for WPFControl.xaml
    /// </summary>
    public partial class WPFControl : UserControl
    {
        
public WPFControl()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        
private void UserControl_Loaded(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
        {

        }
    }
}

 

 



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