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Get Custom Properties for Configuration Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the names, types, values, and evaluated values of the active configuration's custom properties. It also shows how to add a custom property to the configuration.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a part document.
// 2. Open the Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Adds a date custom property to the part's configuration.
// 2. Tests whether the custom property is editable, and if so,
//    edits it.
// 3. Gets all custom properties in the configuration.
// 4. Deletes a custom property.
// 5. Examine the Immediate window.

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace IsCustomPropEditable_CSharp
    public partial class SolidWorksMacro
        public void Main()
            ModelDoc2 swModel;
            Configuration config;
            CustomPropertyManager cusPropMgr;
            int lRetVal;
            object vPropNames = null;
            string[] propNames;
            object vPropTypes = null;
            object vPropValues = null;
            object[] propValues;
            string ValOut;
            string ResolvedValOut;
            bool wasResolved;
            bool linkToProp;
            object resolved = null;
            object linkProp = null;
            int nNbrProps;
            int j;
            int custPropType;
            bool bRet;
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            config = (Configuration)swModel.GetActiveConfiguration();
            cusPropMgr = config.CustomPropertyManager;
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Add3("ADATE", (int)swCustomInfoType_e.swCustomInfoDate, "4-13-59", (int)swCustomPropertyAddOption_e.swCustomPropertyDeleteAndAdd);
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Get6("ADATE"falseout ValOut, out ResolvedValOut, out wasResolved, out linkToProp);
            bRet = cusPropMgr.IsCustomPropertyEditable("ADATE", config.Name);
            if (bRet == false)
                Debug.Print("ADATE is editable. Change the date.");
                lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Set2("ADATE""4-13-89");
                Debug.Print("ADATE is not editable.");
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Get6("ADATE"falseout ValOut, out ResolvedValOut, out wasResolved, out linkToProp);
            // Get the number of custom properties for this configuration
            nNbrProps = cusPropMgr.Count;
            Debug.Print("Number of custom properties for this configuration:            " + nNbrProps);
            // Get the custom properties
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.GetAll3(ref vPropNames, ref vPropTypes, ref vPropValues, ref resolved, ref linkProp);
            propValues = (object[])vPropValues;
            propNames = (string[])vPropNames;
            // For each custom property, print its name, type, and evaluated value
            for (j = 0; j <= nNbrProps - 1; j++)
                custPropType = cusPropMgr.GetType2(propNames[j]);
                Debug.Print("Name, swCustomInfoType_e value, and resolved value:  " + propNames[j] + ", " + custPropType + ", " + propValues[j]);
            lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Delete2("ADATE");
            // Get the number of custom properties for this configuration
            nNbrProps = cusPropMgr.Count;
            Debug.Print("Number of custom properties for this configuration:            " + nNbrProps);
        // The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        public SldWorks swApp;

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