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Copy Assembly Tree of Files Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to copy an assembly and its tree of reference files to a destination folder 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.
'    a. Click File > New > Project > Visual Basic > Windows Forms Application.
'    b. Type CopyTree 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 references to:
'    a. EPDM.Interop.epdm.dll (right-click the project

'       name in the Solution Explorer, click Add > Reference
'       Assemblies > Framework > Browse and browse to the top folder of your  
'       SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional installation, select 
'       EPDM.Interop.epdm.dll, and click OK).
'    b.
EPDM.interop.EPDMResultCode.dll (click Browse, navigate to and select
'       EPDM.interop.EPDMResultCode.dll, and click OK).

' 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. Ensure that the vault root folder contains an assembly that is checked
'    in with its referenced parts and drawings.
' 5. Create a destination folder called New Folder in the vault.

' 6. Click Debug > Start Debugging or press F5.
'
' Postconditions: 
' 1. Displays the Copy Assembly dialog box.
'    a. Select a vault view.
'    b. Click Select assembly
'       Locate and double-click an assembly.
'    c. Click Select a destination folder.
'       1. Locate and select New Folder.
'       2. Click OK.
'    d. Click Copy tree.
'       The Copy Tree dialog shows the files to copy.
'    e. Click Copy
'       The Copying tree progress bar appears. 
'    f. Inspect the destination folder.

' 2. Close the Copy Assembly dialog box.         
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
'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
 
    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 BrowseButton_Click(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles BrowseAssembly.Click
        Try
            ListBox.Items.Clear()
 
            If vault1 Is Nothing Then
                vault1 = New EdmVault5()
            End If
            If Not vault1.IsLoggedIn Then
                'Log into selected vault as the current user
                vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
            End If
 
            'Set the initial directory in the Open dialog
            OpenFileDialog.InitialDirectory = vault1.RootFolderPath
            'Show the Open dialog
            Dim DialogResult As System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult = Nothing
            DialogResult = OpenFileDialog.ShowDialog()
            'If the user didn't click Open, exit
            If Not (DialogResult = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK) Then
                Return
            End If
 
            For Each FileName As String In OpenFileDialog.FileNames
                ListBox.Items.Add(FileName)
            Next
        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 Button1_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgsHandles BrowseDestFolder.Click
        Try
            ListBox1.Items.Clear()
 
            If vault1 Is Nothing Then
                vault1 = New EdmVault5()
            End If
            If Not vault1.IsLoggedIn Then
                'Log into selected vault as the current user
                vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
            End If
 
            Dim rootFolder As IEdmFolder10
            rootFolder = vault1.RootFolder
 
            Dim aFolder As IEdmFolder10
            aFolder = vault1.BrowseForFolder(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), "Select a destination folder")
 
            ListBox1.Items.Add(rootFolder.LocalPath + "\" + aFolder.Name)
 
 
        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 AddFiles_Click(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles CopyTree.Click
        Try
 
            Dim vault2 As IEdmVault19 = Nothing
            If vault1 Is Nothing Then
                vault1 = New EdmVault5()
            End If
            vault2 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault19)
            If Not vault1.IsLoggedIn Then
                'Log into selected vault as the current user
                vault1.LoginAuto(VaultsComboBox.Text, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
            End If
 
            If Not ListBox.Items.Count = 1 Then
                MessageBox.Show("Please select an assembly.")
                Exit Sub
            End If
 
            If Not ListBox1.Items.Count = 1 Then
                MessageBox.Show("Please select a destination folder.")
                Exit Sub
            End If
 
 
            Dim aFile As IEdmFile12
            Dim destFolder As String
            Dim Folder As IEdmFolder9
 
            Folder = vault2.RootFolder
 
 
            Dim FileNames(2) As String
            Dim Index As Integer = 0
            Dim fileStr = ""
            For Each FileName In ListBox.Items
                fileStr = FileName.ToString()
                FileNames(Index) = fileStr.Substring(fileStr.LastIndexOf("\"))
                Index = Index + 1
            Next
 
 
            ' Copy the assembly's tree of files to the specified destination folder
            Dim copyTreeOptions As EdmCopyTreeOptions = Nothing
            copyTreeOptions.mbsPrefix = "Copy_"
            copyTreeOptions.mbsSuffix = ""
            copyTreeOptions.mbIncludeDrawings = True
            copyTreeOptions.mbUseLatestVersion = True
 
            aFile = vault2.GetFileFromPath(Folder.LocalPath + "\" + FileNames(0))
            destFolder = ListBox1.Items(0)
            vault2.CopyTree(aFile.ID, Folder.ID, destFolder, TrueTrue, copyTreeOptions, Me.Handle.ToInt32())
 
 
        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
    ''' <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.VaultsLabel = New System.Windows.Forms.Label()
        Me.VaultsComboBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox()
        Me.BrowseAssembly = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.ListBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ListBox()
        Me.CopyTree = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.OpenFileDialog = New System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog()
        Me.BrowseDestFolder = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.ListBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.ListBox()
        Me.SuspendLayout()
        '
        'VaultsLabel
        '
        Me.VaultsLabel.AutoSize = True
        Me.VaultsLabel.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(13, 26)
        Me.VaultsLabel.Name = "VaultsLabel"
        Me.VaultsLabel.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(94, 13)
        Me.VaultsLabel.TabIndex = 0
        Me.VaultsLabel.Text = " Select vault view:"
        '
        'VaultsComboBox
        '
        Me.VaultsComboBox.FormattingEnabled = True
        Me.VaultsComboBox.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(16, 42)
        Me.VaultsComboBox.Name = "VaultsComboBox"
        Me.VaultsComboBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(121, 21)
        Me.VaultsComboBox.TabIndex = 1
        '
        'BrowseAssembly
        '
        Me.BrowseAssembly.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(16, 85)
        Me.BrowseAssembly.Name = "BrowseAssembly"
        Me.BrowseAssembly.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(108, 23)
        Me.BrowseAssembly.TabIndex = 3
        Me.BrowseAssembly.Text = "Select assembly..."
        Me.BrowseAssembly.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'ListBox
        '
        Me.ListBox.FormattingEnabled = True
        Me.ListBox.HorizontalScrollbar = True
        Me.ListBox.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(16, 114)
        Me.ListBox.Name = "ListBox"
        Me.ListBox.SelectionMode = System.Windows.Forms.SelectionMode.None
        Me.ListBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(259, 17)
        Me.ListBox.TabIndex = 4
        '
        'CopyTree
        '
        Me.CopyTree.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(86, 226)
        Me.CopyTree.Name = "CopyTree"
        Me.CopyTree.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(98, 23)
        Me.CopyTree.TabIndex = 5
        Me.CopyTree.Text = "Copy tree"
        Me.CopyTree.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'OpenFileDialog
        '
        Me.OpenFileDialog.Multiselect = True
        Me.OpenFileDialog.Title = "Open"
        '
        'BrowseDestFolder
        '
        Me.BrowseDestFolder.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(16, 152)
        Me.BrowseDestFolder.Name = "BrowseDestFolder"
        Me.BrowseDestFolder.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(155, 23)
        Me.BrowseDestFolder.TabIndex = 6
        Me.BrowseDestFolder.Text = "Select a destination folder..."
        Me.BrowseDestFolder.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'ListBox1
        '
        Me.ListBox1.FormattingEnabled = True
        Me.ListBox1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(16, 181)
        Me.ListBox1.Name = "ListBox1"
        Me.ListBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(259, 17)
        Me.ListBox1.TabIndex = 7
        '
        'Form1
        '
        Me.AutoScaleDimensions = New System.Drawing.SizeF(6.0!, 13.0!)
        Me.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font
        Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(317, 280)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.ListBox1)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.BrowseDestFolder)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.CopyTree)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.ListBox)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.BrowseAssembly)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.VaultsComboBox)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.VaultsLabel)
        Me.Name = "Form1"
        Me.Text = "Copy Assembly"
        Me.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.PerformLayout()
 
    End Sub
 
#End Region
 
    Friend WithEvents VaultsLabel As System.Windows.Forms.Label
    Friend WithEvents VaultsComboBox As System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox
    Friend WithEvents BrowseAssembly As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents ListBox As System.Windows.Forms.ListBox
    Friend WithEvents CopyTree As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents OpenFileDialog As System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog
    Friend WithEvents BrowseDestFolder As Button
    Friend WithEvents ListBox1 As ListBox
End Class
 

 

 

 

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