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Get Version Number Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the version number of the SOLIDWORKS executable.

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// Preconditions: Open the Immediate
// window.
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// Postconditions: Examine the Immediate
// window.
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using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
 
namespace VersionCSharp.csproj
{
    public partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
        string BaseVersion;
        string CurrentVersion;
        string HotFixes;
 
        public void Main()
        {
            Debug.Print("SOLIDWORKS Version number: " + swApp.RevisionNumber());
            swApp.GetBuildNumbers2(out BaseVersion, out CurrentVersion, out HotFixes);
            Debug.Print("SOLIDWORKS major revision number: " + BaseVersion);
            Debug.Print("SOLIDWORKS build number: " + CurrentVersion);
            Debug.Print("SOLIDWORKS hot fix numbers: " + HotFixes);
        }
 
        /// <summary>
        ///  The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;
    }
}


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