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Selective Open Post-Notify Event Example (VB.NET)

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

'------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Verify that the specified assembly to open
'    exists.
' 2. 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.
'--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    Public WithEvents swAssembly As AssemblyDoc

    Public Sub main()

        swApp.SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swStopDebuggingVstaOnExit, False)

        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

        Dim swDocSpecification As DocumentSpecification

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

        swDocSpecification.InteractiveComponentSelection = True

        swDocSpecification.DocumentType = swDocumentTypes_e.swDocASSEMBLY

        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc7(swDocSpecification)

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swAssembly = swModel

        ' Set up event

        AttachEventHandlers()

       

    End Sub

    Sub AttachEventHandlers()

        AttachSWEvents()

    End Sub

    Sub AttachSWEvents()

        AddHandler swAssembly.SelectiveOpenPostNotify, AddressOf Me.swAssembly_SelectiveOpenPostNotify

    End Sub

    Public Function swAssembly_SelectiveOpenPostNotify(ByVal NewAddedDisplayStateName As String, ByRef SelectedComponentNames As Object) As Integer

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

        System.Diagnostics.Debug.Print("New display state name: " & NewAddedDisplayStateName)

        System.Diagnostics.Debug.Print("Selected component names:")

        Dim i As Long

        For i = 0 To UBound(SelectedComponentNames)

            System.Diagnostics.Debug.Print("  " & SelectedComponentNames(i))

        Next

        swApp.SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swStopDebuggingVstaOnExit, True)

    End Function

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class



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