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Get COLORREF Values of Standard User-interface Elements (VBA)

This example shows how to get the COLORREF values of SOLIDWORKS standard user-interface elements.

' Preconditions: Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Prints the names of the SOLIDWORKS standard
'    user-interface, elements (dimensions, backgrounds,
'    drawing paper, sketch status, annotations, etc.) and
'    their COLORREF values to the Immediate window.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swColorTable As SldWorks.colortable
Dim standardCount As Long
Dim count As Long
Dim colorName As String
Dim colorRef As Long
Sub main()
Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
Set swColorTable = swApp.GetColorTable
standardCount = swColorTable.GetStandardCount
Debug.Print "SOLIDWORKS standard user-interface element and COLORREF value:"
' Iterate through standard colors
For count = 0 To (standardCount - 1)
    ' Get the entry name
    colorName = swColorTable.GetNameAtIndex(count)
    If colorName <> "" Then
        ' Get the entry's COLORREF
        colorRef = swColorTable.GetColorRefAtIndex(count)
        Debug.Print "  " & colorName & " : " & colorRef
    End If
Next count
End Sub


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