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Fire Notification After Adding a Mate Example (VBA)

This example shows how to fire a post-notify event when adding mates:

 

Main module

' ******************************************************************************

'

' Preconditions:

'    (1) Specified assembly document exists.

'    (2) Run the macro (press F5 and click Run).

'    (3) Interactively add a mate between two entities

'        (Insert > Mate). For example, add a lock mate

'        between the plate and cup.

'

' Postconditions:

'    (1) A mate is added between the selected entities.

'    (2) A message box informing you of a new mate being

'        added to the assembly is displayed. Close the

'        message box.

'    (3) Close the document.

'

'        NOTE: Because this assembly document is used by

'              a SolidWorks online tutorial, do not save

'              any changes when closing the document.

'

' ******************************************************************************

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swAssemblyDoc As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc

Dim errorstatus As Long, warningstatus As Long

Dim swAssemblyDocEvents As Class1

 

Sub main()

 

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

swApp.OpenDoc6 "C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\samples\tutorial\api\toaster_scene.sldasm", swDocASSEMBLY, swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errorstatus, warningstatus

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swAssemblyDoc = swModel

 

' Set up event

Set swAssemblyDocEvents = New Class1

Set swAssemblyDocEvents.swAssemblyDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc

End Sub

 

Class module

Option Explicit

 

Public WithEvents swAssemblyDoc As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc

 

'Send message after a mate is added

Private Function swAssemblyDoc_AddMatePostNotify() As Long

    MsgBox "A mate has been added to this assembly."

End Function



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