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Get COLORREF Values of Standard User-interface Elements (VB.NET)

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.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Public Sub Main()

Dim swColorTable As ColorTable
Dim standardCount As Integer
        Dim count As Integer
        Dim colorName As String
        Dim colorRef As Integer

        swModel = swApp.NewDocument("C:\ProgramData\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2010\templates\part.prtdot", 0, 0, 0)
        swColorTable = swApp.GetColorTable

        standardCount = swColorTable.GetStandardCount
"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)
"  " & colorName & " : " & colorRef)
            End If
        Next count

End Sub

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




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