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Fire Selection After Selection Made (C#)

This example shows how to fire an event after a selection is made in a part, assembly, or drawing document.

//------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Part, assembly, or drawing document
//    is active.
// 2. Run this macro (press F5).
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Select an entity in a part, assembly, or
//    drawing document.
// 2. A message box is displayed confirming your
//    selection. To open the message box, click
//    its Windows taskbar button.

//
// NOTE: Tools > Options > Stop VSTA debugger on macro exit
//       must not be selected for this macro to run to
//       completion.
//----------------------------------------

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

namespace UserSelectionPostNotifyEventCSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
        
public PartDoc pDoc;
        
public AssemblyDoc aDoc;
        
public DrawingDoc dDoc;

        
public void Main()
        {
            ModelDoc2 swModel;

            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

            
// Determine the document type
            // and set up event handlers
            if (swModel.GetType() == (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART)
            {
                pDoc = (PartDoc)swModel;
            }
            
else if (swModel.GetType() == (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocASSEMBLY)
            {
                aDoc = (AssemblyDoc)swModel;
            }
            
else if (swModel.GetType() == (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING)
            {
                dDoc = (DrawingDoc)swModel;
            }

            AttachEventHandlers();
        }


        
public void AttachEventHandlers()
        {
            AttachSWEvents();
        }


        
public void AttachSWEvents()
        {
            
if ((pDoc != null))
            {
                pDoc.UserSelectionPostNotify +=
this.pDoc_UserSelectionPostNotify;
            }
            
if ((aDoc != null))
            {
                aDoc.UserSelectionPostNotify +=
this.aDoc_UserSelectionPostNotify;
            }
            
if ((dDoc != null))
            {
                dDoc.UserSelectionPostNotify +=
this.dDoc_UserSelectionPostNotify;
            }
        }


        
private int pDoc_UserSelectionPostNotify()
        {
            
int functionReturnValue = 0;
            MessageBox.Show(
"An entity was selected in a part document.");
            
return functionReturnValue;
        }

        
public int aDoc_UserSelectionPostNotify()
        {
            
int functionReturnValue = 0;
            MessageBox.Show(
"An entity was selected in a assembly document.");
            
return functionReturnValue;
        }

        
private int dDoc_UserSelectionPostNotify()
        {
            
int functionReturnValue = 0;
            MessageBox.Show(
"An entity was selected in a drawing document.");
            
return functionReturnValue;
        }

        
/// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

    }
}
 

 



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