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Get Custom Properties for Configuration Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the names, types, values, and resolved values of the active configuration's custom properties. It also shows how to add a custom property to the configuration.

// Preconditions: Open a part document.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Inspect the Immediate window.
// 2. A date custom property is added to the part's configuration.
// 3. The custom property is deleted from the configuration.
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace GetCustProperties_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

ModelDoc2 swModel;
Configuration config;
CustomPropertyManager cusPropMgr;
int lRetVal;
object[] vPropNames;
object vPropNamesObject;
object vPropTypes;
object vPropValues;
string ValOut;
string ResolvedValOut;
bool wasResolved;
object resolved;
int nNbrProps;
int j;

int custPropType;

public void Main()
            swModel = (
            config = (

            cusPropMgr = config.CustomPropertyManager;

            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Add3(
"ADATE", swCustomInfoType_e.swCustomInfoDate, "4-13-59", swCustomPropertyAddOption_e.swCustomPropertyDeleteAndAdd);
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Get5(
"ADATE", false, out ValOut, out ResolvedValOut, out wasResolved);
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Set2(
"ADATE", "4-13-89");

// Get the number of custom properties for this configuration
            nNbrProps = cusPropMgr.Count;
Debug.Print("Number of properties for this configuration:            " + nNbrProps);

// Get the names of the custom properties
            vPropNames = (object[])cusPropMgr.GetNames();

// For each custom property, print its type, value, and resolved value
            for (j = 0; j <= nNbrProps - 1; j++)
                lRetVal = cusPropMgr.GetAll2(
ref vPropNamesObject, ref vPropTypes, ref vPropValues, ref resolved);
                custPropType = cusPropMgr.GetType2((
Debug.Print("    Name, swCustomInfoType_e value, and resolved value:  " + vPropNames[j] + ", " + custPropType + ", " + ResolvedValOut);

            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Delete2(
// Get the number of custom properties for this configuration
            nNbrProps = cusPropMgr.Count;
Debug.Print("Number of properties for this configuration:            " + nNbrProps);


public SldWorks swApp;





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