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Add Files to Vault Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to add files to a vault.

NOTE: If using the .NET Framework 4.0 primary interop assembly provided with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, see Using .NET Framework 4.0 in Stand-alone Applications.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
'    a. Click File > New > Project > Visual Basic > Windows Forms Application.
'    b. Type AddFiles 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 EPDM.Interop.epdm.dll as a reference (right-click the project
'    name in the Solution Explorer, click Add Reference, click 
'    Assemblies > Framework in the left-side panel, browse to the top folder of 
'    your SolidWorks Enterprise PDM installation, locate and click 
'    EPDM.Interop.epdm.dll, click Open, click Add, and click Close).
' 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 a vault workflow with state, Waiting for Approval, exists.

' 5. Click Debug > Start Debugging or press F5.
' Postconditions: 
' 1. Displays the Add files to vault dialog box.
'    a. Select a vault view.
'    b. Click Browse
'       1. Locate and click three files outside the vault.
'       2. Click Open.
'    c. Click Add files.
'       1. Adds the selected files to the root folder of the vault.
'       2. Checks in the files.
'       3. Creates path, \temp\files, in the root folder.
'       4. Moves one of the files to subfolder, \temp\files.
'       5. Copies one of the files to subfolder, \temp.
'       6. Changes the state of one of the files in the root folder to
'          Waiting for Approval.
' 2. Observe the changes in the vault.

' 3. Close the Add files to vault dialog box.         

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
    Implements IEdmCallback6
    Private vault1 As IEdmVault5 = Nothing
    Public Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles MyBase.Load
            Dim vault1 As IEdmVault5 = New EdmVault5()
            Dim vault As IEdmVault8 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault8)
            Dim Views As EdmViewInfo() = Nothing
            vault.GetVaultViews(Views, False)
            For Each View As EdmViewInfo In Views
            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
        End Try
    End Sub
    Public Sub BrowseButton_Click(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles BrowseButton.Click
            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
            End If
            For Each FileName As String In OpenFileDialog.FileNames
        Catch ex As System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
            MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message)
        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try
    End Sub
    Public Sub AddFiles_Click(ByVal sender As System.ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgsHandles AddFiles.Click
            Dim vault2 As IEdmVault7 = Nothing
            If vault1 Is Nothing Then
                vault1 = New EdmVault5()
            End If
            vault2 = DirectCast(vault1, IEdmVault7)
            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 = 3 Then
                MessageBox.Show("Please click three files that are not in the vault.")
                Exit Sub
            End If
            Dim aFile As IEdmFile6
            ' Add selected files to the root folder of the vault
            Dim Folder As IEdmFolder6
            Folder = vault2.RootFolder
            Dim Files() As EdmAddFileInfo
            ReDim Files(ListBox.Items.Count - 1)
            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
            Dim Path As String
            Index = 0
            For Each FileName In ListBox.Items
                Path = FileName
                Files(Index).mbsPath = Path
                Files(Index).mlEdmAddFlags = EdmAddFlag.EdmAdd_Simple
                Files(Index).mlFileID = 0
                Files(Index).mlSrcDocumentID = 0
                Files(Index).mlSrcProjectID = 0
                Files(Index).mbsNewName = ""
                Index = Index + 1
            Folder.AddFiles(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), Files, Me)
            ' Check in the files
            Dim arrFiles(3) As IEdmFile6
            Index = 0
            For Each FileName In FileNames
                aFile = vault2.GetFileFromPath(Folder.LocalPath + "\" + FileName)
                aFile.UnlockFile(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), "")
                arrFiles(Index) = aFile
                Index = Index + 1
            ' Create \temp\files path in the root folder
            ' Move one of the files to the \temp\files subfolder
            Dim dest As IEdmFolder5
            dest = vault2.GetFolderFromPath(Folder.LocalPath + "\temp\files")
            aFile = arrFiles(0)
            aFile.Move(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), Folder.ID, dest.ID, 0)
            ' Copy one of the files to the temp subfolder
            aFile = arrFiles(1)
            aFile.GetFileCopy(Me.Handle.ToInt32(), "", Folder.LocalPath + "\temp\")
            ' Change the state of one of the files to Waiting for Approval
            aFile = arrFiles(2)
            aFile.ChangeState("Waiting for Approval", Folder.ID, "The file is waiting for approval."Me.Handle.ToInt32(), EdmStateFlags.EdmState_Simple)
        Catch ex As System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
            MessageBox.Show("HRESULT = 0x" + ex.ErrorCode.ToString("X") + " " + ex.Message)
        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try
    End Sub
    Private Function IEdmCallback6_MsgBox(ByVal lParentWnd As IntegerByVal lMsgID As IntegerByVal bsMsg As StringOptional ByVal eType As EdmMBoxType = 0&) As EdmMBoxResult Implements IEdmCallback6.MsgBox
        IEdmCallback6_MsgBox = EdmMBoxResult.EdmMbr_OK
    End Function
    Private Sub IEdmCallback6_Resolve(ByVal lParentWnd As IntegerByRef ppoItems() As EdmCmdDataImplements IEdmCallback6.Resolve
    End Sub
    Private Function IEdmCallback6_SetProgress(ByVal lBarIndex As IntegerByVal lPos As IntegerByVal bsMsg As StringAs Boolean Implements IEdmCallback6.SetProgress
        IEdmCallback6_SetProgress = True
    End Function
    Private Sub IEdmCallback6_SetProgressRange(ByVal lBarIndex As IntegerByVal lMax As IntegerImplements IEdmCallback6.SetProgressRange
    End Sub
    Private Sub IEdmCallback6_SetStatusMessage(ByVal lBarIndex As IntegerByVal bsMessage As StringImplements IEdmCallback6.SetStatusMessage
    End Sub
End Class


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<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
        End If
    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.BrowseButton = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.ListBox = New System.Windows.Forms.ListBox()
        Me.AddFiles = New System.Windows.Forms.Button()
        Me.OpenFileDialog = New System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog()
        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:"
        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
        Me.BrowseButton.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(16, 85)
        Me.BrowseButton.Name = "BrowseButton"
        Me.BrowseButton.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(98, 23)
        Me.BrowseButton.TabIndex = 3
        Me.BrowseButton.Text = "Browse..."
        Me.BrowseButton.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        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.MultiExtended
        Me.ListBox.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(259, 43)
        Me.ListBox.TabIndex = 4
        Me.AddFiles.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(84, 178)
        Me.AddFiles.Name = "AddFiles"
        Me.AddFiles.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(98, 23)
        Me.AddFiles.TabIndex = 5
        Me.AddFiles.Text = "Add files"
        Me.AddFiles.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        Me.OpenFileDialog.Multiselect = True
        Me.OpenFileDialog.Title = "Open"
        Me.AutoScaleDimensions = New System.Drawing.SizeF(6.0!, 13.0!)
        Me.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font
        Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(317, 215)
        Me.Name = "Form1"
        Me.Text = "Add files to vault"
    End Sub
#End Region
    Friend WithEvents VaultsLabel As System.Windows.Forms.Label
    Friend WithEvents VaultsComboBox As System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox
    Friend WithEvents BrowseButton As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents ListBox As System.Windows.Forms.ListBox
    Friend WithEvents AddFiles As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents OpenFileDialog As System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog
End Class



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