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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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