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Record Macros Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to add two lines to one or more macro recording sessions.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: 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 that 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.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swcommands
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Public WithEvents swAppEvents As SldWorks

    
Public Sub Main()

        
' Set up events
        swAppEvents = swApp
        AttachEventHandlers()

        
' Start macro recording
        swApp.RunCommand(swCommands_e.swCommands_RecordPauseMacro, "")

        
' Write to VBA macro
        swApp.RecordLine("' Test")
        swApp.RecordLine(
"MsgBox(" & Chr(34) & "C:\Test\" & Chr(34) & ")")

        
' Write to C# macro
        swApp.RecordLineCSharp("// Test")
        swApp.RecordLineCSharp(
"System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox.Show(" + Chr(34) + "C:\\Test\\" + Chr(34) + ");")

        
' Write to VB.NET macro
        swApp.RecordLineVBnet("' Test")
        swApp.RecordLineVBnet(
"MsgBox(" & Chr(34) & "C:\Test\" & Chr(34) & ")")

 
       ' Stop macro recording
        swApp.RunCommand(swCommands_e.swCommands_StopMacro, "")


    
End Sub

    Sub AttachEventHandlers()
        AttachSWEvents()
    
End Sub

    Sub AttachSWEvents()
        
AddHandler swAppEvents.BeginRecordNotify, AddressOf Me.SwAppEvents_BeginRecordNotify
        
AddHandler swAppEvents.EndRecordNotify, AddressOf Me.swAppEvents_EndRecordNotify
    
End Sub

    Private Function swAppEvents_BeginRecordNotify() As Integer
        'Send message when the macro recording starts
        MsgBox("Macro recording starting.")
    
End Function

    Private Function swAppEvents_EndRecordNotify() As Integer
        'Send message when macro recording ends
        MsgBox("Macro recording ended.")
    
End Function

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


End Class



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