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Batch Check In Files Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to check in several files in one batch.

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.

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' Preconditions:
'  1. Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
'     a. Click File > New > Project > Visual Basic > Windows Forms Application.
'     b. Type BatchUnlockFiles 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.vb in the Solution Explorer.
'     f. Replace the code in Form1.vb with this code.
'     g. To create the form, replace the code in Form1.Designer.vb 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, click Add, and click Close).
'  3. Right-click EPDM.Interop.epdm in References, click Properties, and set 
'     Embed Interop Types to False to handle methods that pass arrays of 
'     structures.
'  4. Check out a vault file.

'  5. Click Debug > Start Debugging or press F5.
'
' Postconditions: 
'  1. Displays the Check In Files dialog box.

'     a. Select a vault view.
'     b. Click Select files to check out from vault.
'     c. In the Select File dialog:
'        1. Click the checked-out vault file.
'        2. Click Open.
'     d. Click Check in files.
'     e. Displays the Check in dialog box with the Reload or Close Files
'        after Check In
dropdown in the toolbar.

'     f. Click the Check in button.
'     g. Click OK in the message box.

'  2. Close the Check In Files dialog box.
'  3. Observe that the selected file is checked in to the selected vault.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
'Form1.vb

Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml.Serialization
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports System.Windows.Forms
Imports System.ComponentModel
Imports EPDM.Interop.epdm
 
 
Public Class Form1
 
    Private vault1 As IEdmVault5 = Nothing
    Dim batchUnlocker As IEdmBatchUnlock2
    Dim fileList As IEdmSelectionList6 = Nothing
    Dim poSel As EdmSelectionObject = Nothing
    Dim ppoSelection() As EdmSelItem
    Dim fileCount As Integer = 0
    Dim aFile As IEdmFile5
    Dim aFolder As IEdmFolder5
    Dim aPos As IEdmPos5
    Dim str As String
    Dim retVal As Boolean
 
    Public Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles MyBase.Load
 
        Try
            Dim vault1 As IEdmVault5 = New EdmVault5()
            Dim vault As IEdmVault8 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault8)
            Dim Views As EdmViewInfo() = Nothing
 
            vault.GetVaultViews(Views, False)
            VaultsComboBox.Items.Clear()
            For Each View As EdmViewInfo In Views
                VaultsComboBox.Items.Add(View.mbsVaultName)
            Next
            If VaultsComboBox.Items.Count > 0 Then
                VaultsComboBox.Text = DirectCast(VaultsComboBox.Items(0), String)
            End If
        Catch ex As System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
            MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message)
        Catch ex As Exception
            MessageBox.Show(ex.Message)
        End Try
    End Sub
 
    Public Sub SelectFiles_Click(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles SelectFiles.Click
        Try
 
            Dim vault2 As IEdmVault7 = Nothing
            If vault1 Is Nothing Then
                vault1 = New EdmVault5()
            End If
            vault2 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault7)
 
            If Not vault1.IsLoggedIn Then
                vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
            End If
 
            'Set the initial directory in the Select File dialog
            OpenFileDialog1.InitialDirectory = vault1.RootFolderPath

            'Show the Select File dialog
            Dim DialogResult As System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult = Nothing
            DialogResult = OpenFileDialog1.ShowDialog()
 
            batchUnlocker = vault2.CreateUtility(EdmUtility.EdmUtil_BatchUnlock)

            Dim nbrFiles As Integer = 0
            nbrFiles = OpenFileDialog1.FileNames.Count()
            Array.Resize(ppoSelection, nbrFiles)
 
            'If the user did not click Open, no files selected
            If Not (DialogResult = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK) Then
                ' do nothing
            Else
                Dim i As Integer = 0
                For Each FileName As String In OpenFileDialog1.FileNames
                    File1List.Items.Add(FileName)
                    aFile = vault1.GetFileFromPath(FileName)
                    aPos = aFile.GetFirstFolderPosition
                    aFolder = aFile.GetNextFolder(aPos)
                    ppoSelection(i) = New EdmSelItem
                    ppoSelection(i).mlDocID = aFile.ID
                    ppoSelection(i).mlProjID = aFolder.ID
                    i = i + 1
                Next
                ' Add selections to the batch of files to check in
                batchUnlocker.AddSelection(vault1, ppoSelection)
            End If
 
        Catch ex As System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
            MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message)
        Catch ex As Exception
            MessageBox.Show(ex.Message)
        End Try
    End Sub
 
 
    Public Sub BatchUnlock_Click(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles BatchUnlock.Click
        Try
 
            Dim vault2 As IEdmVault7 = Nothing
            If vault1 Is Nothing Then
                vault1 = New EdmVault5()
            End If
            vault2 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault7)
            If Not vault1.IsLoggedIn Then
                vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
            End If
 
            If Not IsNothing(batchUnlocker) Then
 
                batchUnlocker.CreateTree(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), EdmUnlockBuildTreeFlags.Eubtf_ShowCloseAfterCheckinOption + EdmUnlockBuildTreeFlags.Eubtf_MayUnlock)
 
                batchUnlocker.Comment = "Updates"
                fileList = batchUnlocker.GetFileList(EdmUnlockFileListFlag.Euflf_GetUnlocked + EdmUnlockFileListFlag.Euflf_GetUndoLocked + EdmUnlockFileListFlag.Euflf_GetUnprocessed)
 
                aPos = fileList.GetHeadPosition()
 
                str = "Getting " & fileCount & " files: "
                While Not (aPos.IsNull())
                    fileList.GetNext2(aPos, poSel)
                    str = str + vbLf + poSel.mbsPath
                End While
 
                'MsgBox(str)
 
                retVal = batchUnlocker.ShowDlg(Me.Handle.ToInt32())
 
                Dim statuses As Object
                If (retVal) Then
                    batchUnlocker.UnlockFiles(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), Nothing)
                    statuses = batchUnlocker.GetStatus(EdmUnlockStatusFlag.Eusf_CloseAfterCheckinFlag)

                    MsgBox("Close Files after Check In selected? " & statuses)

                End If
 
            End If
 
        Catch ex As System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
            MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message)
        Catch ex As Exception
            MessageBox.Show(ex.Message)
        End Try
 
    End Sub
 
End Class

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'Form1.Designer.vb

<Global.Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.DesignerGenerated()> _
Partial Class Form1
    Inherits System.Windows.Forms.Form
 
    'Form overrides dispose to clean up the component list.
    <System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCode()> _
    Protected Overrides Sub Dispose(ByVal disposing As Boolean)
        Try
            If disposing AndAlso components IsNot Nothing Then
                components.Dispose()
            End If
        Finally
            MyBase.Dispose(disposing)
        End Try
    End Sub
 
    'Required by the Windows Form Designer
    Private components As System.ComponentModel.IContainer
 
    'NOTE: The following procedure is required by the Windows Form Designer
    'It can be modified using the Windows Form Designer.  
    'Do not modify it using the code editor.
    <System.Diagnostics.DebuggerStepThrough()> _
    Private Sub InitializeComponent()
        Me.VaultsLabel = New System.Windows.Forms.Label()
        Me.VaultsComboBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox()
        Me.SelectFiles = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.File1List = New System.Windows.Forms.ListBox()
        Me.BatchUnlock = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.OpenFileDialog1 = New System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog()
        Me.SuspendLayout()
        '
        'VaultsLabel
        '
        Me.VaultsLabel.AutoSize = True
        Me.VaultsLabel.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(36, 24)
        Me.VaultsLabel.Name = "VaultsLabel"
        Me.VaultsLabel.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(91, 13)
        Me.VaultsLabel.TabIndex = 0
        Me.VaultsLabel.Text = "Select vault view:"
        '
        'VaultsComboBox
        '
        Me.VaultsComboBox.FormattingEnabled = True
        Me.VaultsComboBox.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(39, 40)
        Me.VaultsComboBox.Name = "VaultsComboBox"
        Me.VaultsComboBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(121, 21)
        Me.VaultsComboBox.TabIndex = 1
        '
        'SelectFiles
        '
        Me.SelectFiles.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(39, 85)
        Me.SelectFiles.Name = "SelectFiles"
        Me.SelectFiles.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(191, 23)
        Me.SelectFiles.TabIndex = 2
        Me.SelectFiles.Text = "Select files to check in to vault..."
        Me.SelectFiles.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'File1List
        '
        Me.File1List.FormattingEnabled = True
        Me.File1List.HorizontalScrollbar = True
        Me.File1List.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(40, 114)
        Me.File1List.Name = "File1List"
        Me.File1List.SelectionMode = System.Windows.Forms.SelectionMode.MultiExtended
        Me.File1List.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(220, 43)
        Me.File1List.TabIndex = 4
        '
        'BatchUnlock
        '
        Me.BatchUnlock.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(40, 183)
        Me.BatchUnlock.Name = "BatchUnlock"
        Me.BatchUnlock.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(157, 23)
        Me.BatchUnlock.TabIndex = 6
        Me.BatchUnlock.Text = "Check in files"
        Me.BatchUnlock.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'OpenFileDialog1
        '
        Me.OpenFileDialog1.FileName = "OpenFileDialog1"
        Me.OpenFileDialog1.Multiselect = True
        Me.OpenFileDialog1.Title = "Select File"
        '
        'Form1
        '
        Me.AutoScaleDimensions = New System.Drawing.SizeF(6.0!, 13.0!)
        Me.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font
        Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(284, 242)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.BatchUnlock)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.File1List)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.SelectFiles)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.VaultsComboBox)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.VaultsLabel)
        Me.Name = "Form1"
        Me.Text = "Check In Files"
        Me.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.PerformLayout()
 
    End Sub
    Friend WithEvents VaultsLabel As System.Windows.Forms.Label
    Friend WithEvents VaultsComboBox As System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox
    Friend WithEvents SelectFiles As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents File1List As System.Windows.Forms.ListBox
    Friend WithEvents BatchUnlock As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents OpenFileDialog1 As System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog
 
End Class

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