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Find Users Example (C#)

This example shows how to find users in the vault.

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 FindUser_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. Click Debug > Start Debugging or press F5.
//
// Postconditions: 
//  1. Displays the Find Users dialog box.
//     a. Select a vault view.
//     b. In Full name contains, type a substring of the full name of a
//        user that exists in the vault.
//     c. Click Find Users.
//        A message box confirms the substring typed in Postconditions
//        step 1b.
//     d. Click OK.
//        Displays a Search for users dialog.
//     e. Click Find.
//        Displays a Search for users dialog with results.
//     f. Click the first row.
//     g. Click Select.
//        * Displays a message box with the updated user information.
//        * The selected user's phone and website information are updated.
//     h. Click OK.
//  2. Updates the Find Users dialog box with the full name and picture,
//     if it exists, of the last user found whose full name contains the substring
//     typed in Postconditions step 1b.
//  3. Close the Find Users dialog box.
//----------------------------------------------------------------------------

//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 FindUser_CSharp
{
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }
        IEdmVault5 vault1;
        IEdmVault8 vault;
        EdmViewInfo[] Views = null;
 
        public void Form1_Load(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                vault1 = new EdmVault5();
                vault = (IEdmVault8)vault1;
                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);
            }
 
        }
 
 
        private void FindUsers_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
try {
IEdmVault7 vault2 = null;
if (vault1 == null) {
vault1 = new EdmVault5();
}
vault2 = (IEdmVault7)vault1;
 
if (!vault1.IsLoggedIn) {
vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, this.Handle.ToInt32());
}
 
//Get the user search interface 
IEdmFindUser poFind = default(IEdmFindUser);
poFind = (IEdmFindUser)vault2.CreateUtility(EdmUtility.EdmUtil_FindUser);
 
//Search for a user with specified text in the full user name 
poFind.SetPropt(EdmFindUserProp.Edmfup_FullName, this.TextBox1.Text);
string val = null;
val = (string)poFind.GetPropt(EdmFindUserProp.Edmfup_FullName);
MessageBox.Show("Find users whose full names contain " + "\"" + val + "\"");
 
poFind.ShowFindUI(this.Handle.ToInt32(), true"Search for users");
 
IEdmEnum poResult = default(IEdmEnum);
poResult = poFind.Result;
string str = "Found " + poResult.Count.ToString() + " users with full names containing, " + 
                                         "\""
 + this.TextBox1.Text + "\"" + ":";
 
System.Drawing.Image oImg = default(System.Drawing.Image);
IEdmUser10 poUser = default(IEdmUser10);
EdmUserDataEx UserInfo = new EdmUserDataEx();
 
                            //Specify which user data fields are valid
                            UserInfo.mlEdmUserDataExFlags = (int)EdmUserDataExFlag.Edmudex_All;
 
foreach ( object foundUser in poResult) {
                                    poUser = (IEdmUser10)foundUser;
 
//Get user's information
poUser.GetUserDataEx(ref UserInfo);
 
//Update user's information
UserInfo.mbsPhone = "123456789";
                                     UserInfo.mbsWebSite1 = "http://www.solidworks.com";
                                     UserInfo.mbsWebSite2 = "https://www.facebook.com/solidworks";
                                     poUser.SetUserDataEx(ref UserInfo);
                                     str = str + Constants.vbLf + "Full name: " + UserInfo.mbsCompleteName + ", Phone: " + UserInfo.mbsPhone + 
                                           ", WebSite1: "
 + UserInfo.mbsWebSite1 + ", Website2: " + UserInfo.mbsWebSite2;           
                            }
 
 MessageBox.Show(str);
 
 //Display the picture, if available, of the last user found 
 if ((UserInfo.mbsPicturePath != null)) {
                 this.TextBox2.Text = UserInfo.mbsCompleteName;
                 oImg = System.Drawing.Bitmap.FromFile(UserInfo.mbsPicturePath);
        this.CreateGraphics().DrawImage(oImg, 40, 220);
 }
 
catch (System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException ex) {
MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message);
catch (Exception ex) {
MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
}
 
}
    }
}

//Form1.Designer.cs

namespace FindUser_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.FindUsers = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
            this.VaultsComboBox = new System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox();
            this.Label1 = new System.Windows.Forms.Label();
            this.Label2 = new System.Windows.Forms.Label();
            this.TextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TextBox();
            this.Label3 = new System.Windows.Forms.Label();
            this.TextBox2 = new System.Windows.Forms.TextBox();
            this.SuspendLayout();
            // 
            // FindUsers
            // 
            this.FindUsers.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(72, 136);
            this.FindUsers.Name = "FindUsers";
            this.FindUsers.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(66, 23);
            this.FindUsers.TabIndex = 0;
            this.FindUsers.Text = "Find Users";
            this.FindUsers.TextAlign = System.Drawing.ContentAlignment.MiddleLeft;
            this.FindUsers.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            this.FindUsers.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.FindUsers_Click);
            // 
            // VaultsComboBox
            // 
            this.VaultsComboBox.FormattingEnabled = true;
            this.VaultsComboBox.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(30, 39);
            this.VaultsComboBox.Name = "VaultsComboBox";
            this.VaultsComboBox.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(169, 21);
            this.VaultsComboBox.TabIndex = 1;
            // 
            // Label1
            // 
            this.Label1.AutoSize = true;
            this.Label1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(27, 23);
            this.Label1.Name = "Label1";
            this.Label1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(91, 13);
            this.Label1.TabIndex = 2;
            this.Label1.Text = "Select vault view:";
            // 
            // Label2
            // 
            this.Label2.AutoSize = true;
            this.Label2.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(27, 77);
            this.Label2.Name = "Label2";
            this.Label2.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(98, 13);
            this.Label2.TabIndex = 3;
            this.Label2.Text = "Full name contains:";
            // 
            // TextBox1
            // 
            this.TextBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(32, 93);
            this.TextBox1.Name = "TextBox1";
            this.TextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(167, 20);
            this.TextBox1.TabIndex = 4;
            // 
            // Label3
            // 
            this.Label3.AutoSize = true;
            this.Label3.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(29, 172);
            this.Label3.Name = "Label3";
            this.Label3.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(83, 13);
            this.Label3.TabIndex = 6;
            this.Label3.Text = "Last user found:";
            // 
            // TextBox2
            // 
            this.TextBox2.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(30, 188);
            this.TextBox2.Name = "TextBox2";
            this.TextBox2.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(169, 20);
            this.TextBox2.TabIndex = 7;
            // 
            // Form1
            // 
            this.AutoScaleDimensions = new System.Drawing.SizeF(6F, 13F);
            this.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font;
            this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(406, 447);
            this.Controls.Add(this.TextBox2);
            this.Controls.Add(this.Label3);
            this.Controls.Add(this.TextBox1);
            this.Controls.Add(this.Label2);
            this.Controls.Add(this.Label1);
            this.Controls.Add(this.VaultsComboBox);
            this.Controls.Add(this.FindUsers);
            this.Name = "Form1";
            this.Text = "Find Users";
            this.Load += new System.EventHandler(this.Form1_Load);
            this.ResumeLayout(false);
            this.PerformLayout();
 
        }
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Button FindUsers;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox VaultsComboBox;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Label Label1;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Label Label2;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.TextBox TextBox1;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.Label Label3;
        internal System.Windows.Forms.TextBox TextBox2;
 
 
        #endregion
    }
}

 


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