API: Displaying Preview Bitmaps

Version 5

    This archive contains a VBA macro that shows how to display the preview bitmap of a SolidWorks model document (on x32 systems only).

     

    1. Extract the archive in a convenient location.
    2. Edit the macro in the SolidWorks Macro Editor.
    3. Run the main() subroutine to show the SolidWorks::GetPreviewBitmap dialog.
    4. Click Browse in the dialog and select a Solidworks model document.
    5. The Default configuration of the model is selected in ddlConfig, and the preview bitmap for the configuration displays in imgPreview.

     

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