API: How to call a method in a .NET addin from a macro

Document created by Robin Richter on Feb 2, 2011Last modified by Joyce Bossom on Nov 2, 2017
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The attached example shows how to call a method in a .NET addin from a VBA macro.  To run the sample, load the addin into SolidWorks, then run the macro.  A message box will appear if it executes successfully.

 

Note:  This will not work with C# or early bound VB.NET macros.  Referencing a COM interface that was exported from a .NET assembly is not allowed in .NET.

 

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