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Fire Notification When Inserting a Table in a Part Document Example (C#)

This example shows how to fire a notification when a table is added to a part document.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a part document.
// 2. Make sure that the Tools > Options > Stop VSTA debugger on macro exit
//    checkbox is not selected.

// 3. Rename the namespace of this macro to match the name of your C# project.
// 4. Run this macro (press F5).

// 5. Place a view.
// 6. Select Insert > Tables > Bill of Materials.
// 7. Click the green check mark on the Bill of Materials PropertyManager page.
// Postconditions:
// 1. A message box informs you that a table will be inserted in the part.
//    Check the taskbar for the message box.
// 2. Click OK to close the message box.
// 3. Click somewhere in the part view to place the table.
// 4. Stop the debugger.
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System.Collections;
using System.Windows.Forms;
namespace TableInsertNotification_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

public PartDoc swPartDoc;

public void Main()

ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

            swModel = (

// Set up event
            swPartDoc = (PartDoc)swModel;

public void AttachEventHandlers()

public void AttachSWEvents()
            swPartDoc.InsertTableNotify +=

private int swPartDoc_InsertTableNotify(TableAnnotation TableAnnotation, int TableType, string TemplatePath)
MessageBox.Show("A table will be inserted. Title: " + TableAnnotation.Title + ", Type: " + TableType + ", and Template path: " + TemplatePath);
return 0;

public SldWorks swApp;




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