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Fire Notification When Inserting a Table in a Drawing Document Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to fire a notification when a table is inserted in a drawing document.

'---------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing document.
' 2. Verify that the Tools > Options > System Options >
'    Stop VSTA debugger on macro exit
 check box is not selected.
' 3. Run this macro (press F5).
' 4. Select a drawing view.
' 5. Click Insert > Tables > Bill of Materials.
' 6. Click OK in the Bill of Materials PropertyManager page.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Displays a message box informing you that a table will be inserted.
' 2. Click OK to close the message box.
'    NOTE: Check the taskbar for the message box if you don't
'    see it.

' 3. Click to place the table
.
' 4. Stop the debugger.
'---------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports System.Collections

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Public WithEvents swDrawingDoc As DrawingDoc
  

    
Public Sub Main()


        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
'Dim openDraw As Hashtable

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        
' Set up event
        swDrawingDoc = swModel
        
'openDraw = New Hashtable
        AttachEventHandlers()


    
End Sub


    Sub AttachEventHandlers()
        AttachSWEvents()
    
End Sub


    Sub AttachSWEvents()
        
AddHandler swDrawingDoc.InsertTableNotify, AddressOf Me.swDrawingDoc_InsertTableNotify
    
End Sub


    Private Function swDrawingDoc_InsertTableNotify(ByVal TableAnnotation As TableAnnotation, ByVal TableType As String, ByVal TemplatePath As String) As Integer
        MsgBox("A table will be inserted. Title: " & TableAnnotation.Title & ", Type: " & TableType & ", and Template path: " & TemplatePath)
    
End Function


    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class

 



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