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Get COLORREF Values of Standard User-interface Elements (C#)

This example shows how to get the COLORREF values of standard SOLIDWORKS 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.
//--------------------------------------------------------

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;

namespace ColorTableCSharp.csproj
{

    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {


        
public void Main()
        {
            ColorTable swColorTable =
default(ColorTable);
            
int standardCount = 0;
            
int count = 0;
            
string colorName = null;
            
int colorRef = 0;

            swColorTable = (ColorTable)swApp.GetColorTable();

            standardCount = swColorTable.GetStandardCount();
            
Debug.Print("SOLIDWORKS standard user-interface element and COLORREF value:");
            
// Iterate through standard colors
            for (count = 0; count <= (standardCount - 1); count++)
            {
                
// Get the entry name
                colorName = swColorTable.GetNameAtIndex(count);
                
if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(colorName))
                {
                    
// Get the entry's COLORREF
                    colorRef = swColorTable.GetColorRefAtIndex(count);
                    
Debug.Print("  " + colorName + " : " + colorRef);
                }
                
else
                {
                }
            }

        }

        
/// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>

        public
SldWorks swApp;
    }
}




 



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