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Fire Notification When Inserting a Table in a Part Document Example (VB.NET)

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. Run this macro (press F5).
' 4. Select Insert > Tables > Bill of Materials.
' 5. 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.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports System.Collections

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Public WithEvents swPartDoc As PartDoc

Public Sub Main()

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim openAssem As Hashtable

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

' Set up event
        swPartDoc = swModel
        openAssem =
New Hashtable

End Sub

    Sub AttachEventHandlers()
End Sub

    Sub AttachSWEvents()
AddHandler swPartDoc.InsertTableNotify, AddressOf Me.swPartDoc_InsertTableNotify
End Sub

    Private Function swPartDoc_InsertTableNotify(ByVal TableAnnotation As TableAnnotation, ByVal TableType As Integer, ByVal TemplatePath As String) As Integer
        MsgBox("A table will be inserted. Title: " & TableAnnotation.Title & ", Type: " & TableType & ", and Template path: " & TemplatePath)
End Function

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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