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Get Names of Open Documents Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the name of the documents open in a SOLIDWORKS session.




' Preconditions: SOLIDWORKS application is running.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Public Enum swDocumentTypes_e

    swDocNONE = 0       ' Used to be TYPE_NONE

    swDocPART = 1       ' Used to be TYPE_PART

    swDocASSEMBLY = 2   ' Used to be TYPE_ASSEMBLY

    swDocDRAWING = 3    ' Used to be TYPE_DRAWING


End Enum

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swModelTitle                As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swModelPath                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim cTitle                      As New Collection

    Dim vTitle                      As Variant

    Dim cPath                       As New Collection

    Dim vPath                       As Variant


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.GetFirstDocument


    While Not swModel Is Nothing

        ' Assembly components are opened, but are not visible

        ' until opened by the user

        Debug.Print swModel.GetPathName & "  [" & swModel.Visible & "]"

        Debug.Print "  " & swModel.GetTitle & " [" & swModel.GetType & "]"


        ' The document name contains a filename extension

        ' if the document has been already saved

        ' and is subject to Microsoft Explorer setting;

        ' the document name does not contain a

        ' filename extension if the document has not been saved;

        ' ModelDoc2::GetPathName is blank until the file is saved

        cTitle.Add swModel.GetTitle


        cPath.Add swModel.GetPathName


        Set swModel = swModel.GetNext


    Debug.Print "--------------------------"


    For Each vTitle In cTitle

        Set swModelTitle = swApp.GetOpenDocument(vTitle): Debug.Assert Not swModelTitle Is Nothing


        Debug.Print swModelTitle.GetPathName & "  [" & swModelTitle.Visible & "]"

        Debug.Print "  " & swModelTitle.GetTitle & " [" & swModelTitle.GetType & "]"

    Next vTitle

    Debug.Print "--------------------------"


    For Each vPath In cPath

        Set swModelPath = swApp.GetOpenDocument(vPath)

        If Not swModelPath Is Nothing Then

            Debug.Print swModelPath.GetPathName & "  [" & swModelPath.Visible & "]"

            Debug.Print "  " & swModelPath.GetTitle & " [" & swModelPath.GetType & "]"

        End If

    Next vPath

    Debug.Print "--------------------------"

End Sub


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