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API Dependent on SOLIDWORKS Being Visible
Arrays
Attributes Imported from ACIS SAT Files
Bitmasks
Block Definitions and Block Instances
Bodies in Body Folders
BOOL and VARIANT_BOOL
Bounding Box and Note Text
COM vs. Dispatch
CommandManager and CommandGroups
Components, Configurations, and Suppression States
Compound Note
ComVisibleAttribute in in VB.NET and C# Macros and Add-ins
Controls, Visual Basic 6.0, and Windows XP
Drawing Views and Model Entities
Early and Late Binding
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Features of Components
Helper Functions
Hole Wizard Features and Objects
IDispatch Object Arrays as Input in .NET
Implementation Guidelines
Import and Export File Options
In-process Methods
Instantiate ActiveX Controls as Tabs
Interface Pointers
ISafeArrayUtility Interface Overview
Keystrokes and Accelerator Keys
Library Features and Objects
Lightweight Components
Line Attributes for View::GetPolyLinesAndCurves
Line Weights
Long vs. Integer
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Manipulators
Mass Properties
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Option Explicit Statement
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Partition Rollback and API Handles
Persistent Reference IDs
Presentation Transforms
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.NET Interop Assemblies
Quick Tips and Bubble ToolTips
Return Values
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Selection Criteria
Selection Lists
Selections that Define Features
Setup Project to Distribute SOLIDWORKS Add-in
Smart Pointers
SOLIDWORKS Objects
Sorting Tables
Splines
SQLite
STL Container Classes and Smart Pointers
Suspend Automatic Rebuilds
System Options and Document Properties
Tessellation and Edges
Third-party Data in SOLIDWORKS Files
Tracking IDs
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Units
Unmanaged C++ and C++/CLI Code
VBA and SOLIDWORKS x64
Examples and Projects
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Third-party Data in SOLIDWORKS Files

Starting with SOLIDWORKS 2015, third-party data stored in SOLIDWORKS files cannot be externally read or written by standard structured storage or compound file techniques.

To read or write third-party data, use the methods and events in the SOLIDWORKS API or SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API.

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SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API:



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