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Selective Open Post-Notify Event Example (VBA)

This example shows how to handle the post-notification event that fires when components are selected for Quick View/Selective Open.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Copy Main into the macro.
' 2. Click Insert > Class Module and copy Class1
'    into that module.
' 3. Verify that the specified assembly to open
'    exists.
' 4. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. If the Large Design Review dialog displays,
'    then click OK to close it.
' 2. When prompted, select the components to open
'    and click Open Selected.
' 3. Click OK to close the message box.
' 4. If prompted to rebuild, then click Rebuild.
' 5. After reading the next message box displayed,
'    click OK to close it.
' 6. Displays only the selected components.
' 7. Inspect the Immediate Window and graphics area.
' NOTE: Because the assembly is used elsewhere, do not save
' changes.


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swDocSpecification As SldWorks.DocumentSpecification

Dim swAssemblyEvents As Class1

Dim swAssembly As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swDocSpecification = swApp.GetOpenDocSpec("C:\Users\Public\Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2017\tutorial\advdrawings\bowl and chute.sldasm")

    swDocSpecification.InteractiveComponentSelection = True

    swDocSpecification.DocumentType = swDocASSEMBLY

    Set swModel = swApp.OpenDoc7(swDocSpecification)


    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swAssembly = swModel


    ' Set up event


    Set swAssemblyEvents = New Class1

    Set swAssemblyEvents.swAssembly = swAssembly

End Sub

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Public WithEvents swAssembly As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc

Private Function swAssembly_SelectiveOpenPostNotify(ByVal NewAddedDisplayStateName As String, SelectedComponentNames As Variant) As Long

    MsgBox "A post-notification event has been fired for the selective open."

    Debug.Print "New display state name: " & NewAddedDisplayStateName

    Debug.Print "Selected component names:"

    Dim i As Long

    For i = 0 To UBound(SelectedComponentNames)

        Debug.Print "  " & SelectedComponentNames(i)


End Function

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