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ImportToolboxItem Method (ISldWorks)

Imports data for the specified Toolbox standard.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ImportToolboxItem( _
   ByVal StdToImport As System.String, _
   ByVal DestinationFilePath As System.String _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim StdToImport As System.String
Dim DestinationFilePath As System.String
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.ImportToolboxItem(StdToImport, DestinationFilePath)
System.int ImportToolboxItem( 
   System.string StdToImport,
   System.string DestinationFilePath
System.int ImportToolboxItem( 
&   System.String^ StdToImport,
&   System.String^ DestinationFilePath


Standard to import (see Remarks)
Path and name of file to import (see Remarks)

Return Value

0 if the Toolbox standard imported successfully, 1 if not


'VBA Preconditions'
'Open a part.
'Ensure the *.xlsx file exists.
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim SourceHWItem As String
Dim DestinationFoldeName As String
Dim longstatus As Long
Option Explicit
Sub Main()
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    SourceHWItem = "ansi inch\bolts and screws\hex head\heavy hex bolt_ai.sldprt"
    DestinationFolderName = "C:\temp\AI_Heavy Hex Bolt.xlsx"
    longstatus = swApp.ImportToolboxItem(SourceHWItem, DestinationFolderName)
    Exit Sub
End Sub


Specify StdToImport with the path and file name beneath C:\SOLIDWORKS Data\browser, e.g., "ansi inch\bolts and screws\hex head\heavy hex bolt_ai.sldprt".

Specify DestinationFilePath with the path and file name of the Excel Workbook (*.xslx) you want to import. The Excel file name is formatted as follows:

standard_hole class_hole type.xslx



See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2018 FCS, Revision Number 26.0

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