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Fire Notification When Activating a Sheet Example(VB.NET)

This example shows how to fire a notification when a sheet is activated in a drawing document.

'---------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open 
'    install_dir\samples\tutorial\advdrawings\foodprocessor.slddrw.
' 2. Run this macro (press F5).
'
' Postconditions:A message box informs you that a sheet is about to be 
' activated. Click OK to close the message box.
'
NOTE: The IDrawingDoc ActivateSheetPostNotify event only fires
' when a sheet is interactively activated in SolidWorks; this event
' does not fire when a sheet is activated through the API.
'---------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Windows.Forms
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Public WithEvents swDrawingDoc As DrawingDoc
 
    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    Dim status As Boolean
 
    Sub Main()
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
 
        'Set up events
        swDrawingDoc = swModel
        AttachEventHandlers()
 
        ' Activate Sheet 4
        status = swDrawingDoc.ActivateSheet("Sheet4")
 
 
    End Sub
 
    Sub AttachEventHandlers()
        AttachSWEvents()
    End Sub
 
    Sub AttachSWEvents()
        AddHandler swDrawingDoc.ActivateSheetPreNotifyAddressOf Me.swDraw_ActivateSheetPreNotify
    End Sub
 
    Function swDraw_ActivateSheetPreNotify(ByVal SheetName As StringAs Integer
        Debug.Print("A sheet is about to be activated.")
        MsgBox("A sheet is about to be activated.")
    End Function
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class


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