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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is a product data management application designed to run both natively inside of the SOLIDWORKS environment and as a standalone application.

The SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Application Programming Interface (API) is an OLE programming interface to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, which allows you to automate and customize SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The API contains functions that you can call from VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI. These functions provide direct access to the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional environment. It is assumed that you are familiar with at least one of these programming languages.

This online reference manual documents the interfaces available in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional API, including their structures, methods, properties, and enumerations.

All of the sample code supplied is provided on an as-is basis and is only intended to demonstrate ways of using the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional API. SOLIDWORKS makes no representations or warranties regarding these samples. Any licensed user of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is free to use any or all of these samples in connection with building applications related to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and is granted a royalty-free, non-exclusive license for these samples or parts thereof. Intellectual property rights of the samples remain with SOLIDWORKS. Any confidentiality provisions of the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional license apply to the samples. Some sample code might contain obsolete APIs.

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