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Record Macros Example (C#)

This example shows how to add two lines to a macro recording.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:

// 1.
Add a reference to SolidWorks.Interop.swcommands.dll.
//
// Postconditions:

// 1. Displays a message box informing you that
//    macro recording has started. Click OK.
// 2. Displays the Save as dialog.
//
3. Type Macro2 in File name and select the languages
//    to which to save macros in Save as type.

// 4. Writes two lines of text to the macros in the languages
//    corresponding to the Save as type you selected.
// 5. Displays a message box informing you that
//    macro recording has ended. Click OK.
// 6. Displays a message box asking you if you
//    want to stop debugging. Click Yes.
// 7. Run the just-recorded macros to verify.
//--------------------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swcommands;
using System;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace RecordLineCSharpSldWorksCSharp.csproj
{

    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
public SldWorks swAppEvents;

        
public void Main()
        {

            
// Set up events
            swAppEvents = (SldWorks)swApp;
            AttachEventHandlers();

            
// Start macro recording
            swApp.RunCommand((int)swCommands_e.swCommands_RecordPauseMacro, "");

            
// Write to VBA macro
            swApp.RecordLine("' Test");
            swApp.RecordLine(
"MsgBox(\"C:\\Test\\\")");

            
// Write to C# macro
            swApp.RecordLineCSharp("// Test");
            swApp.RecordLineCSharp(
"System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox.Show(\"C:\\\\Test\\\\\");");

            
// Write to VB.NET macro
            swApp.RecordLineVBnet("' Test");
            swApp.RecordLineVBnet(
"MsgBox(\"C:\\Test\\\")");

            

            //Stop the macro recordings
            swApp.RunCommand((int)swCommands_e.swCommands_StopMacro, "");
        }

        
public void AttachEventHandlers()
        {
            AttachSWEvents();
        }

        
public void AttachSWEvents()
        {
            swAppEvents.BeginRecordNotify +=
this.swAppEvents_BeginRecordNotify;
            swAppEvents.EndRecordNotify +=
this.swAppEvents_EndRecordNotify;
        }

        
private int swAppEvents_BeginRecordNotify()
        {
            
//Send message when the macro recording starts
            MessageBox.Show("Macro recording starting.");
            
return 1;
        }

        
private int swAppEvents_EndRecordNotify()
        {
            
//Send message when macro recording ends
            MessageBox.Show("Macro recording ended.");
            
return 1;
        }

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


    }
}



 



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