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Fire Notification When Inserting a Table in a Drawing Document Example (C#)

This example shows how to fire a notification when a table is inserted in a drawing document.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a drawing document.
// 2. Verify that the Tools > Options > System Options >
//    Stop VSTA debugger on macro exit check box is not selected.
// 3. Run this macro (press F5).
// 4. Select a drawing view.
// 5. Click Insert > Tables > Bill of Materials.
// 6. Click OK in the Bill of Materials PropertyManager page.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Displays a message box informing you that a table will be inserted.
// 2. Click OK to close the message box.
//    NOTE: Check the taskbar for the message box if you don't
//    see it.

// 3. Click to place the table.
// 4. Stop the debugger.

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System.Collections;
using System.Windows.Forms;
namespace TableInsertNotification_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

public DrawingDoc swDrawingDoc;

public void Main()

ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

            swModel = (

// Set up event
            swDrawingDoc = (DrawingDoc)swModel;


public void AttachEventHandlers()

public void AttachSWEvents()
            swDrawingDoc.InsertTableNotify +=

private int swDrawingDoc_InsertTableNotify(TableAnnotation TableAnnotation, string TableType, string TemplatePath)
MessageBox.Show("A table will be inserted. Title: " + TableAnnotation.Title + ", Type: " + TableType + ", and Template path: " + TemplatePath);
return 0;

public SldWorks swApp;




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