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Visual C# .NET Standalone and Add-in Applications

Standalone Applications (.exe files)

To create an instance of the SOLIDWORKS software, your executable project should contain lines of code similar to the following:

static void Main(string[] args)


    SldWorks.SldWorks swApp;

    swApp = new SldWorks.SldWorks();


    swApp = null;    


Additionally, you must have added references to the SOLIDWORKS type libraries.

Add-in Applications (.dll files)

You can create a Visual C# .NET DLL add-in using the SOLIDWORKS C# Add-in Template included in the SOLIDWORKS API SDK. See SOLIDWORKS C# Add-in Template for details.

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