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Add Folder Example (C#)

This example shows how to create a folder and set its data card and permissions.

NOTE: If using the .NET Framework 4.0 primary interop assembly provided with SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, see Using .NET Framework 4.0 in Stand-alone Applications.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
//    a. Click File > New > Project > Visual C# > Windows Forms Application.
//    b. Type AddFolder_CSharp in Name.
//    c. Click Browse and navigate to the folder where to create 
//       the project.
//    d. Click OK
//    e. Click Show All Files in the Solution Explorer toolbar and expand 
//       Form1.cs in the Solution Explorer.
//    f. Replace the code in Form1.cs with this code.
//    g. To create the form, replace the code in Form1.Designer.cs with this code.
// 2. Add EPDM.Interop.epdm.dll as a reference (right-click the project
//    name in the Solution Explorer, click Add Reference, click 
//    Assemblies > Framework in the left-side panel, browse to the top folder of 
//    your SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional installation, locate and click 
//    EPDM.Interop.epdm.dll, click Open, and click Add).
// 3. Add Microsoft.VisualBasic as a reference (click COM in the left-side panel, 
//    click Microsoft.VisualBasic, click Add, and click Close).

// 4. Right-click EPDM.Interop.epdm in References, click Properties, and set 
//    Embed Interop Types to False to handle methods that pass arrays of 
//    structures.
// 5. Ensure that the vault has user, Engineer1, and group,
//    Administrators.

// 6. Click Debug > Start Debugging or press F5.
//
// Postconditions: 
// 1. Displays the Add folder dialog box.
//    a. Select a vault view.
//    b. Click Browse for parent folder
//       1. Locate and click a folder in the vault.
//       2. Click OK.
//    c. Click Add folder.
//       1.  Creates an IEdmFolderData5 object with:
//           * Folder user permissions for user, Engineer1.
//           * Folder group permissions for group, Administrators.
//           * File data card for .doc files.
//       2. Displays a message that folder, Temp, is added as a subfolder to
//          the folder clicked in Postconditions 1b1.
//       3. Click OK.
// 2. Close the Add folder dialog box. 
// 3. Open Windows Explorer on a vault view and observe the new sub-folder,
//    Temp.
// 4. Open the Administration tool.
//    a. Log in to the vault selected in step 1a.
//    b. Expand Groups and double-click Administrators.  
//    c. Click Folder Permissions.
//    d. Inspect the folder permissions for Temp and click OK.
//    e. Expand Users and double-click Engineer1.
//    f. Repeat steps 4c and 4d.
// 5. Exit the Administration tool.
            

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//Form1.cs
 

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using EPDM.Interop.epdm;
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
 
namespace AddFolder_CSharp
{
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }
        private IEdmVault5 vault1 = null;
 
        public void Form1_Load(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                IEdmVault5 vault1 = new EdmVault5();
                IEdmVault8 vault = (IEdmVault8)vault1;
                EdmViewInfo[] Views = null;
 
                vault.GetVaultViews(out Views, false);
                VaultsComboBox.Items.Clear();
                foreach (EdmViewInfo View in Views)
                {
                    VaultsComboBox.Items.Add(View.mbsVaultName);
                }
                if (VaultsComboBox.Items.Count > 0)
                {
                    VaultsComboBox.Text = (string)VaultsComboBox.Items[0];
                }
            }
            catch (System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message);
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
            }
        }
 
        public void BrowseButton_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                ListBox.Items.Clear();
 
                if (vault1 == null)
                {
                    vault1 = new EdmVault5();
                }
                if (!vault1.IsLoggedIn)
                {
                    //Log into selected vault as the current user
                    vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, this.Handle.ToInt32());
                }
 
                //Show the Browse For Folder dialog
                System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult DialogResult;
                DialogResult = FolderBrowserDialog1.ShowDialog();
                //If the user didn't click OK, exit
                if (!(DialogResult == System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK))
                {
                    return;
                }
 
                ListBox.Items.Add(FolderBrowserDialog1.SelectedPath);
 
            }
            catch (System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message);
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
            }
        }
 
 
        public void AddFolder_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        {
 
            try
            {
                IEdmVault7 vault2 = null;
                if (vault1 == null)
                {
                    vault1 = new EdmVault5();
                }
                vault2 = (IEdmVault7)vault1;
                if (!vault1.IsLoggedIn)
                {
                    //Log into selected vault as the current user
                    vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, this.Handle.ToInt32());
                }
 
                IEdmFolder5 parentFolder = default(IEdmFolder5);
                parentFolder = vault2.GetFolderFromPath(ListBox.Items[0].ToString());
 
                dynamic folderName = "Temp";
                IEdmUserMgr5 usrMgr = default(IEdmUserMgr5);
                usrMgr = (IEdmUserMgr5)parentFolder.Vault;
 
                EdmFolderData data = default(EdmFolderData);
                data = new EdmFolderData();
 
                data.SetUserRights(usrMgr.GetUser("Engineer1").ID, (int)EdmRightFlags.EdmRight_Read | (int)EdmRightFlags.EdmRight_Lock);
                data.SetGroupRights(usrMgr.GetUserGroup("Administrators").ID, (int)EdmRightFlags.EdmRight_All);
 
                IEdmCard5 card = default(IEdmCard5);
                card = parentFolder.Vault.RootFolder.GetCard("doc");
                data.SetCardSource(card.ID"doc");
 
                IEdmFolder5 folder = default(IEdmFolder5);
                folder = parentFolder.AddFolder(this.Handle.ToInt32(), folderName, data);
                Interaction.MsgBox("Created " + folderName + " successfully with ID, " + Conversion.Str(folder.ID) + ", in " + parentFolder.Name);
 
 
            }
            catch (System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message);
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
            }
        }
    }
}

 

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//Form1.Designer.cs

namespace AddFolder_CSharp
{
    partial class Form1
    {
        /// <summary>
        /// Required designer variable.
        /// </summary>
        private System.ComponentModel.IContainer components = null;
 
        /// <summary>
        /// Clean up any resources being used.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="disposing">true if managed resources should be disposed; otherwise, false.</param>
        protected override void Dispose(bool disposing)
        {
            if (disposing && (components != null))
            {
                components.Dispose();
            }
            base.Dispose(disposing);
        }
 
        #region Windows Form Designer generated code
 
        /// <summary>
        /// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
        /// the contents of this method with the code editor.
        /// </summary>
        private void InitializeComponent()
        {
            this.VaultsLabel = new System.Windows.Forms.Label();
            this.VaultsComboBox = new System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox();
            this.BrowseButton = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
            this.ListBox = new System.Windows.Forms.ListBox();
            this.AddFolder = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
            this.FolderBrowserDialog1 = new System.Windows.Forms.FolderBrowserDialog();
            this.SuspendLayout();
            //
            //VaultsLabel
            //
            this.VaultsLabel.AutoSize = true;
            this.VaultsLabel.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(13, 26);
            this.VaultsLabel.Name = "VaultsLabel";
            this.VaultsLabel.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(94, 13);
            this.VaultsLabel.TabIndex = 0;
            this.VaultsLabel.Text = " Select vault view:";
            //
            //VaultsComboBox
            //
            this.VaultsComboBox.FormattingEnabled = true;
            this.VaultsComboBox.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(16, 42);
            this.VaultsComboBox.Name = "VaultsComboBox";
            this.VaultsComboBox.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(121, 21);
            this.VaultsComboBox.TabIndex = 1;
            //
            //BrowseButton
            //
            this.BrowseButton.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(16, 85);
            this.BrowseButton.Name = "BrowseButton";
            this.BrowseButton.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(186, 23);
            this.BrowseButton.TabIndex = 3;
            this.BrowseButton.Text = "Browse for parent folder...";
            this.BrowseButton.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            this.BrowseButton.Click +=new System.EventHandler(BrowseButton_Click);
            //
            //ListBox
            //
            this.ListBox.FormattingEnabled = true;
            this.ListBox.HorizontalScrollbar = true;
            this.ListBox.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(16, 114);
            this.ListBox.Name = "ListBox";
            this.ListBox.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(259, 43);
            this.ListBox.TabIndex = 4;
            //
            //AddFolder
            //
            this.AddFolder.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(84, 178);
            this.AddFolder.Name = "AddFolder";
            this.AddFolder.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(98, 23);
            this.AddFolder.TabIndex = 5;
            this.AddFolder.Text = "Add folder";
            this.AddFolder.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            this.AddFolder.Click +=new System.EventHandler(AddFolder_Click);
            //
            //Form1
            //
            this.AutoScaleDimensions = new System.Drawing.SizeF(6f, 13f);
            this.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font;
            this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(317, 215);
            this.Controls.Add(this.AddFolder);
            this.Controls.Add(this.ListBox);
            this.Controls.Add(this.BrowseButton);
            this.Controls.Add(this.VaultsComboBox);
            this.Controls.Add(this.VaultsLabel);
            this.Name = "Form1";
            this.Text = "Add folder";
            this.Load += new System.EventHandler(this.Form1_Load);
            this.ResumeLayout(false);
            this.PerformLayout();
 
        }
 
        #endregion
 
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Label VaultsLabel;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox VaultsComboBox;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Button BrowseButton;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.ListBox ListBox;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Button AddFolder;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.FolderBrowserDialog FolderBrowserDialog1;
    }
}

 

 

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