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RecordLine Method (ISldWorks)

Adds a line of code to a VBA macro and the SolidWorks journal file.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function RecordLine( _
   ByVal Text As String _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim Text As String
Dim value As Boolean
value = instance.RecordLine(Text)
bool RecordLine( 
   string Text
bool RecordLine( 
&   String^ Text



Text to write to a VBA macro and the SolidWorks journal file

Return Value

True if successful, false if not


This method is useful if you want your add-in application to record and play back SolidWorks macros or write to the SolidWorks journal file.

For example, if your add-in application allows end users to change the material specifications associated with a model, then end users may want to be able to record and play back the operation in a macro. This might allow them to easily assign material specifications to a large number of files by playing back the macro.

Text is only written to macros if macro recording is enabled when the method is called (ISldWorks::Run Command swCommands_RecordPauseMacro ""). Users are prompted to select the type of macros to create when recording is stopped (ISldWorks::Run Command swCommands_StopMacro "").

For your add-in functionality to be recorded reliably in all macro formats, you should call all three macro-recording methods:

Exercise caution when recording lines that include string literals. String literals are parsed when the add-in application is compiled and again when the macro is compiled.


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