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Get OLE Object Data Example (C#)

This example shows how to get OLE object data from a model document.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a model document.
// 2. Click Insert > Object.
// 3. Click Paintbrush Picture > OK.
// 4. Click File > Close.
// 5. Open the Immediate window.
// Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.

using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace GetOLEObjectData_CSharp.csproj
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
        ModelDoc2 swModel;
        ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt;
        SelectionMgr swSelMgr;
        SwOLEObject swOleObj;
        Boolean boolstatus;
        public void Main()
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension;
            swSelMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swOleObj = (SwOLEObject)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);
            Debug.Print("OLE Object");
            Debug.Print("  Class ID: " + swOleObj.Clsid);
            Debug.Print("  Is linked? " + swOleObj.IsLinked);
            Debug.Print("    Filename: " + swOleObj.FileName);
            Debug.Print("  Buffer size: " + swOleObj.BufferSize);
            Debug.Print("  Viewing aspect (1=Content, 2=Thumbnail, 4=Icon, 8=DocPrint): " + swOleObj.Aspect);
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

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