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Update Weldment Cut List and Fire Post-Notify Event Example (C#)

This example shows how to handle the post-notification event that fires

when the weldment cut list is updated.


// Preconditions:

// Specified file to open exists.


// Postconditions:

// 1. Right-click on the Cut list folder.

// 2. Select Update from the right-click menu.

// 3. A message box displays (look in the taskbar for the hidden dialog).

// 4. Click OK.

// 5. Stop the macro (CTRL-ALT-Break).


using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

namespace UpdateWeldmentCutListandFirePostNotifyEvent_CSharp.csproj


    partial class SolidWorksMacro


        public PartDoc swPart;

        public void Main()


            swApp.SetUserPreferenceToggle((int)swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swStopDebuggingVstaOnExit, false);

            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

            DocumentSpecification swDocSpecification = default(DocumentSpecification);

            swDocSpecification = (DocumentSpecification)swApp.GetOpenDocSpec("C:\\Program Files\\SolidWorks Corp\\SolidWorks\\samples\\tutorial\\weldments\\weldment_box2.sldprt");

            swDocSpecification.DocumentType = (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART;

            swModel = swApp.OpenDoc7(swDocSpecification);

            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

            swPart = (PartDoc)swModel;


            // Set up event



        public void AttachEventHandlers()




        public void AttachSWEvents()


            swPart.WeldmentCutListUpdatePostNotify += this.swPart_WeldmentCutListUpdatePostNotify;


        public int swPart_WeldmentCutListUpdatePostNotify()


            System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox.Show("The cut list is updated.");

            swApp.SetUserPreferenceToggle((int)swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swStopDebuggingVstaOnExit, true);

            return 0;


        public SldWorks swApp;



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