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Generate Configuration Values Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to copy card control variable values from one configuration to another.

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 Files 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 file that has a data card with two or more configurations.
' 5. Modify a control variable in the @ configuration.

' 6. Click Debug > Start Debugging or press F5.
'
' Postconditions: 
' 1. Displays the Copy Control Values to Configurations dialog box.
'    a. Select a vault view.
'       Folder is set to the root folder. 
'    b. Select a file that has a data card with two or more configurations.
'    c. Displays the data card.
'    d. Click Copy Control Values.
'       Copies the value set in Preconditions step 5 to all configurations.

' 2. Close the dialog box.
' 3. Inspect the control values in all of the configurations of the data card.         

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
'Form1.vb
 

Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.ComponentModel
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.Text
Imports System.Threading.Tasks
Imports System.Windows.Forms
Imports EPDM.Interop.epdm
 

Partial Public Class MainForm
Inherits Form
 
Private oFoldersArray As Dictionary(Of Integer,IEdmFolder5) = New Dictionary(Of IntegerIEdmFolder5)()
Private oFileArray As New Dictionary(Of IntegerIEdmFile5)()
Private edmCardView As IEdmCardView63
 
Public Sub New()
InitializeComponent()
End Sub
 
Private Sub MainForm_Load(ByVal sender As ObjectByVal e As EventArgsHandles Me.Load
Try
'Declare and create an instance of IEdmVault5
Dim vault1 As IEdmVault5 = New EdmVault5()
 
'Cast IEdmVault5 to IEdmVault8
Dim vault As IEdmVault8 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault8)
 
Dim Views() As EdmViewInfo = Nothing
 
'Populate the form with the names of 
'the vaults on the computer
vault.GetVaultViews(Views, False)
VaultsComboBox.Items.Clear()
For Each View As EdmViewInfo In Views
VaultsComboBox.Items.Add(View.mbsVaultName)
Next View
 
 
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
 
Private Sub VaultsComboBox_SelectedIndexChanged(ByVal sender As ObjectByVal e As EventArgsHandles VaultsComboBox.SelectedIndexChanged
Try
'Declare and create an instance of IEdmVault5 
Dim vault As IEdmVault5 = New EdmVault5()
 
'Log into selected vault as the current user
vault.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
 
Dim folderPos As IEdmPos5 = vault.RootFolder.GetFirstSubFolderPosition()
 
FoldersComboBox.Items.Clear()
oFoldersArray.Clear()
 
Dim i As Integer = FoldersComboBox.Items.Add("\")
oFoldersArray(i) = vault.RootFolder
 
Do While Not folderPos.IsNull
Dim edmFolder As IEdmFolder5 = vault.RootFolder.GetNextSubFolder(folderPos)
 
i = FoldersComboBox.Items.Add(edmFolder.Name)
oFoldersArray(i) = edmFolder
Loop
 
FoldersComboBox.Text = CStr(FoldersComboBox.Items(0))
Catch e1 As Exception
FoldersComboBox.Items.Clear()
oFoldersArray.Clear()
FoldersComboBox.Text = "Error"
End Try
End Sub
 
Private Sub FoldersComboBox_SelectedIndexChanged(ByVal sender As ObjectByVal e As EventArgsHandles FoldersComboBox.SelectedIndexChanged
Try
Dim i As Integer = FoldersComboBox.SelectedIndex
Dim edmFolder As IEdmFolder5 = oFoldersArray(i)
 
Dim filePos As IEdmPos5 = edmFolder.GetFirstFilePosition()
 
FilesComboBox.Items.Clear()
oFileArray.Clear()
 
Do While Not filePos.IsNull
Dim edmFile As IEdmFile5 = edmFolder.GetNextFile(filePos)
 
i = FilesComboBox.Items.Add(edmFile.Name)
oFileArray(i) = edmFile
Loop
 
FilesComboBox.Text = CStr(FilesComboBox.Items(0))
Catch ex As Exception
FilesComboBox.Items.Clear()
oFileArray.Clear()
FilesComboBox.Text = "Error"
End Try
 
End Sub
 
Private Sub ShowDataCard()
If edmCardView IsNot Nothing Then
edmCardView.ShowWindow(False)
End If
 
Dim i As Integer = FoldersComboBox.SelectedIndex
Dim edmFolder As IEdmFolder5 = oFoldersArray(i)
 
i = FilesComboBox.SelectedIndex
Dim edmFile As IEdmFile5 = oFileArray(i)
 
Dim vault1 As IEdmVault10 = DirectCast(edmFolder.VaultIEdmVault10)
 
Dim params As EdmCardViewParams = Nothing
params.mlFileID = edmFile.ID
params.mlFolderID = edmFolder.ID
params.mlCardID = 0
params.mlX = 10
params.mlY = 15
params.mhParentWindow = CardPanel.Handle.ToInt32()
params.mlEdmCardViewFlags = CInt(EdmCardViewFlag.EdmCvf_Normal)
 
edmCardView = vault1.CreateCardViewEx2(params, Me)
If edmCardView Is Nothing Then
MessageBox.Show("The file does not have a card.")
Return
End If
 
edmCardView.SetFocus(0)
 

Dim width_Renamed As Integer = 0
Dim height_Renamed As Integer = 0
edmCardView.GetCardSize(width_Renamed, height_Renamed)
CardPanel.Width = width_Renamed+20
CardPanel.Height = height_Renamed+20
edmCardView.ShowWindow(True)
End Sub
 
Private Sub FilesComboBox_SelectedIndexChanged(ByVal sender As ObjectByVal e As EventArgsHandles FilesComboBox.SelectedIndexChanged
ShowDataCard()
End Sub
 
Private Sub DoBtn_Click(ByVal sender As ObjectByVal e As EventArgsHandles DoBtn.Click
Dim i As Integer = FoldersComboBox.SelectedIndex
Dim edmFolder As IEdmFolder5 = oFoldersArray(i)
 
i = FilesComboBox.SelectedIndex
Dim edmFile As IEdmFile14 = DirectCast(oFileArray(i), IEdmFile14)
 
Dim cfgList As New List(Of String)()
Dim configLst As EdmStrLst5 = edmFile.GetConfigurations()
Dim cfgPos As IEdmPos5 = configLst.GetHeadPosition()
Do While Not cfgPos.IsNull
Dim configName As String = configLst.GetNext(cfgPos)
cfgList.Add(configName)
Loop
 
For Each configName As String In cfgList
' Move variable values from "@" to configName
edmFile.GenerateDefaultConfigValues(edmFile.ID"@", configName, ""False)
Next configName
 
ShowDataCard()
End Sub
End Class

 

 

 

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'Form1.Designer.vb


Partial Public Class MainForm
''' <summary>
''' Required designer variable.
''' </summary>
Private components As System.ComponentModel.IContainer = Nothing
 
''' <summary>
''' Clean up any resources being used.
''' </summary>
''' <param name="disposing">true if managed resources should be disposed; otherwise, false.</param>
Protected Overrides Sub Dispose(ByVal disposing As Boolean)
If disposing AndAlso (components IsNot NothingThen
components.Dispose()
End If
MyBase.Dispose(disposing)
End Sub
 
#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 Sub InitializeComponent()
Me.DoBtn = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
Me.CardPanel = New System.Windows.Forms.Panel()
Me.VaultsComboBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox()
Me.FoldersComboBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox()
Me.FilesComboBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox()
Me.label1 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label()
Me.label2 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label()
Me.label3 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label()
Me.label4 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label()
Me.SuspendLayout()

' DoBtn

Me.DoBtn.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(223, 108)
Me.DoBtn.Name = "DoBtn"
Me.DoBtn.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(271, 23)
Me.DoBtn.TabIndex = 0
Me.DoBtn.Text = "Copy Control Values"
Me.DoBtn.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True


' CardPanel

Me.CardPanel.AutoScroll = True
Me.CardPanel.BackgroundImageLayout = System.Windows.Forms.ImageLayout.Center
Me.CardPanel.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.Fixed3D
Me.CardPanel.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(12, 162)
Me.CardPanel.Name = "CardPanel"
Me.CardPanel.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(841, 479)
Me.CardPanel.TabIndex = 1

' VaultsComboBox

Me.VaultsComboBox.FormattingEnabled = True
Me.VaultsComboBox.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(108, 25)
Me.VaultsComboBox.Name = "VaultsComboBox"
Me.VaultsComboBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(273, 21)
Me.VaultsComboBox.TabIndex = 2


' FoldersComboBox

Me.FoldersComboBox.FormattingEnabled = True
Me.FoldersComboBox.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(108, 52)
Me.FoldersComboBox.Name = "FoldersComboBox"
Me.FoldersComboBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(434, 21)
Me.FoldersComboBox.TabIndex = 3


' FilesComboBox

Me.FilesComboBox.FormattingEnabled = True
Me.FilesComboBox.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(108, 79)
Me.FilesComboBox.Name = "FilesComboBox"
Me.FilesComboBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(434, 21)
Me.FilesComboBox.TabIndex = 4


' label1

Me.label1.AutoSize = True
Me.label1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(9, 25)
Me.label1.Name = "label1"
Me.label1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(31, 13)
Me.label1.TabIndex = 5
Me.label1.Text = "Vault"

' label2

Me.label2.AutoSize = True
Me.label2.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(9, 52)
Me.label2.Name = "label2"
Me.label2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(36, 13)
Me.label2.TabIndex = 6
Me.label2.Text = "Folder"

' label3

Me.label3.AutoSize = True
Me.label3.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(9, 79)
Me.label3.Name = "label3"
Me.label3.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(23, 13)
Me.label3.TabIndex = 7
Me.label3.Text = "File"

' label4

Me.label4.AutoSize = True
Me.label4.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(12, 143)
Me.label4.Name = "label4"
Me.label4.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(57, 13)
Me.label4.TabIndex = 8
Me.label4.Text = "Data card:"

' MainForm

Me.AutoScaleDimensions = New System.Drawing.SizeF(6F, 13F)
Me.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(913, 670)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.label4)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.label3)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.label2)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.label1)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.FilesComboBox)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.FoldersComboBox)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.VaultsComboBox)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.CardPanel)
Me.Controls.Add(Me.DoBtn)
Me.Name = "MainForm"
Me.Text = "Copy Control Values to Configurations"

Me.ResumeLayout(False)
Me.PerformLayout()
 
End Sub
 
#End Region
 
Private WithEvents DoBtn As System.Windows.Forms.Button
Private CardPanel As System.Windows.Forms.Panel
Private WithEvents VaultsComboBox As System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox
Private WithEvents FoldersComboBox As System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox
Private WithEvents FilesComboBox As System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox
Private label1 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
Private label2 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
Private label3 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
Private label4 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
End Class
 

 

 

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