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Fire Events When Display State Changes in Part Document Example (VBA)

This example shows how to fire the events related to changing display states of a configuration in a part document.

 

 

Module

 

'---------------------------------------------------------------

' Preconditions:

' 1. Open a part document that has  

'    a configuration with multiple display states.

' 2. Run this macro in debug mode.

' 3. Change the display state of the active configuration in SOLIDWORKS

'    (click the ConfigurationManager tab and double-click

'    a different display state).

'

' Postcondition: A message box is displayed informing

' you that the display state is about change. After the display state changes,

' another message box is displayed informing you that the display

' state has changed.

'---------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swPart As SldWorks.PartDoc

Dim swPartEvents As Class1

 

Sub main()

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swPart = swApp.ActiveDoc

 

'Set up events

Set swPartEvents = New Class1

Set swPartEvents.swPart = swApp.ActiveDoc

End Sub

 

Class Module

 

Option Explicit

 

Public WithEvents swPart As SldWorks.PartDoc

 

Private Function swPart_ActiveDisplayStateChangePreNotify() As Long

'Send message when user changes display state in the ConfigurationManager

    MsgBox "The active configuration's display state is about to change."

End Function

 

Private Function swPart_ActiveDisplayStateChangePostNotify(ByVal DisplayStateName As String) As Long

'Send message after user changes display state in the ConfigurationManager

    MsgBox "The active configuration's display state has changed."

End Function



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