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Close Document Example (VBA)

This example shows how to create new parts and close the parts by name.

' Preconditions: Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens a new part document titled Part1 and gets its title.
' 2. Opens another new part document titled Part2 and gets
'    its title.
' 3. Release the pointer to Part2 and closes Part2.
' 4. Activates Part1.
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part1 As SldWorks.PartDoc
Dim Part2 As SldWorks.PartDoc
Dim partTitle1 As String
Dim partTitle2 As String
Dim errors As Long
Sub main()
    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")    
    ' Open a new part
    Set Part1 = swApp.NewPart
    ' Get the part's title
    partTitle1 = Part1.GetTitle
    Debug.Print "Part1's title: " & partTitle1
    ' Open another new part
    Set Part2 = swApp.NewPart
    ' Get the part's title
    partTitle2 = Part2.GetTitle
    Debug.Print "Part2's title: " & partTitle2
    ' Release the pointer to Part2
    Set Part2 = Nothing
    ' Close the Part2
    swApp.CloseDoc partTitle2
    ' Activate Part1
    Set Part1 = swApp.ActivateDoc2(partTitle1, True, errors)
    If ((errors <> 0) Or (Part1 Is Nothing)) Then
        swApp.SendMsgToUser "Error activating Part1 document"
    End If
End Sub

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