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Open an Assembly in Large Design Review Mode Example (C#)

This example shows how to open an assembly in Large Design Review mode.

// Preconditions: Open a large assembly document in Large Design Review mode.
// Run macro: Click OK in the Name Snapshot dialog box.
// Postconditions:
// 1. A section view is created.
// 2. Four snapshots are created in DisplayManager:
//    * Home
//    * ASnap
//    * Snap2
//    * Snap3
//    Inspect the Immediate window for snapshot information.
// 3. All of the components in the assembly are hidden.
//    Inspect the Immediate window for the names of the hidden components.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

namespace Snapshot_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro
AssemblyDoc Part;
ModelDoc2 Model;
SnapShot snap;
object[] comps;
object[] snaps;
SnapShot snap1;
SnapShot snap2;
SnapShot snap3;
int i;
bool boolstatus;
public void Main()
            Part = (
            Model = (

// Create section view
            SectionViewData sViewData = default(SectionViewData);
            sViewData = Model.ModelViewManager.CreateSectionViewData();
            sViewData.FirstPlane =
            sViewData.FirstReverseDirection =
            sViewData.FirstOffset = -0.00508;
            sViewData.FirstRotationX = 0;
            sViewData.FirstRotationY = 0;
            sViewData.FirstColor = 16711680;
            sViewData.ShowSectionCap =
            sViewData.KeepCapColor =

ModelViewManager mvmgr = default(ModelViewManager);
            mvmgr = Model.ModelViewManager;
            boolstatus = mvmgr.CreateSectionView(sViewData);
"*Front", 1);
"*Dimetric", 9);

// Add a named snapshot
            snap1 = mvmgr.AddSnapShot("ASnap");
// Open dialog box to name the next snapshot
            snap2 = mvmgr.AddSnapShot("?");
// Add a snapshot with the next default name
            snap3 = mvmgr.AddSnapShot("");

            snap1.Comment =
"<TS> This is a comment for ASnap.";

            snaps = (

for (i = 0; i <= snaps.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
                snap = (
Debug.Print("Snapshot name: " + snap.Name);
Debug.Print("      Comment: " + snap.Comment);
Debug.Print("       ViewID: " + snap.ViewId);

Component2 comp = default(Component2);
            comps = (
Debug.Print("SelectByID names of components:");
for (i = 0; i <= comps.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
                comp = (
if (comp.IsRoot())
Debug.Print("Root Component " + comp.GetSelectByIDString());
Debug.Print("     " + comp.GetSelectByIDString());
// Hide each component in the assembly
                    comp.Visible = 0;

// OPTIONAL: Select one or more components
            // in the FeatureManager design tree
            // Fully resolve only the selected components
            Part.SelectiveOpen(true, false);


public SldWorks swApp;



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