PropertyManager Page Add-In Tutorial (C#/VB.NET, SolidWorks 2011)

Document created by Joyce Bossom Employee on Nov 20, 2009Last modified by Joyce Bossom Employee on Jan 4, 2013
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This tutorial ( shows you how to create a custom SolidWorks® PropertyManager page for an add-in using either the SolidWorks SwCSharpAddin template or the SwVBAddin template and the SolidWorks API.


In this tutorial, you learn how to:
  • Install the SolidWorks API Software Development Kit (SDK).
  • Use a SolidWorks add-in template to create a C# or VB.NET add-in project in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
  • Compile and run the add-in.
  • Design the PropertyManager page for the add-in.
  • Modify the PropertyManager page and add-in.


How to open the tutorial:

  1. Extract in a convenient location.
  2. Double-click otadvancedapi.chm.

        (If the Security Warning dialog appears, uncheck "Always ask before opening this file" and click Open.)


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