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Fire Notification When Inserting a Table in a Drawing Document Example (VB.NET)

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.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports System.Collections

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Public WithEvents swDrawingDoc As DrawingDoc

Public Sub Main()

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
'Dim openDraw As Hashtable

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

' Set up event
        swDrawingDoc = swModel
'openDraw = New Hashtable

End Sub

    Sub AttachEventHandlers()
End Sub

    Sub AttachSWEvents()
AddHandler swDrawingDoc.InsertTableNotify, AddressOf Me.swDrawingDoc_InsertTableNotify
End Sub

    Private Function swDrawingDoc_InsertTableNotify(ByVal TableAnnotation As TableAnnotation, ByVal TableType As String, ByVal TemplatePath As String) As Integer
        MsgBox("A table will be inserted. Title: " & TableAnnotation.Title & ", Type: " & TableType & ", and Template path: " & TemplatePath)
End Function

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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