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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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