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Fire Events When PropertyManager Page Opened and Canceled (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get the SolidWorks command ID, PropertyManager title, and whether the user interface is active. Events are fired before the PropertyManager page is opened and when it is canceled.

'------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Specified model document exists.
' 2. Add a reference to SolidWorks.Interop.swcommands.dll
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
' 4. Clear Tools > Options > Stop VSTA debugger on
'    macro exit
, if it's selected.
' 5. Run the macro.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Specified file is opened.
' 2. CommandOpenPreNotify event fired.
' 3. Fillet PropertyManager page opened.
' 4. Title of PropertyManager page, whether the
'    user interface is active, and whether the command ID
'    is a fillet, are printed to the Immediate window.
' 5. Interactively click the X on the Fillet
'    to cancel the PropertyManager page.
' 6. CommandCloseNotify event fired.
' 7. Interactively close the model document.
'--------------------------------------------

Imports
SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swcommands

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Public WithEvents swAppSW As SldWorks

    
Public Sub Main()

        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
        
Dim modelName As String
        Dim errors As Integer
        Dim warnings As Integer
        Dim commandID As Integer
        Dim pmpTitle As String = ""
        Dim isUIActive As Boolean

        ' Set up event
        swAppSW = swApp
        AttachEventHandlers()

        
' Open the model
        modelName = "C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\samples\tutorial\fillets\knob.sldprt"
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(modelName, swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

        
' Open the Fillet PropertyManager Page,
        ' which causes the CommandOpenPreNotify event
        ' to fire
        swModelDocExt.RunCommand(swCommands_e.swCommands_Fillet, "Fillet")

        
' Get the command ID if the command is a fillet,
        ' get the PropertyManager page title if one is active,
        ' and get whether the user interface is active
        swApp.GetRunningCommandInfo(commandID, pmpTitle, isUIActive)
        
If pmpTitle <> "" Then Debug.Print("Title of PropertyManager page: " & pmpTitle)
        Debug.Print(
"Is user interface active? " & isUIActive)
        
If (commandID = 9) Then
            Debug.Print("Command ID: " & "swCommands_Fillet")
        
Else
            Debug.Print("Command ID: " & "Not a fillet.")
        
End If

    End Sub

    Sub AttachEventHandlers()
        AttachSWEvents()
    
End Sub
    Sub AttachSWEvents()
        
AddHandler swAppSW.CommandOpenPreNotify, AddressOf Me.swAppSW_CommandOpenPreNotify
        
AddHandler swAppSW.CommandCloseNotify, AddressOf Me.swAppSW_CommandCloseNotify
    
End Sub
    Private Function swAppSW_CommandOpenPreNotify(ByVal command As Integer, ByVal userCommand As Integer) As Integer
        'Send message when the Fillet PropertyManager page is about to open
        If (command = swCommands_e.swCommands_Fillet) Then MsgBox("Fillet PropertyManager page is about to open.")
    
End Function
    Private Function swAppSW_CommandCloseNotify(ByVal command As Integer, ByVal reason As Integer) As Integer
        'Send message when the Fillet PropertyManager page was canceled by clicking the X button
        MsgBox("Fillet PropertyManager page was canceled.")
    
End Function

    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks


End
Class

 

 



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