API: PropertyManager Page Add-in Tutorial (VB.NET/C#, SolidWorks 2010)

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This tutorial (OTAPIAdvanced.zip) 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 OTAPIAdvanced.zip 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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