4 Replies Latest reply on May 24, 2017 2:44 PM by Ivana Kolin

    VB.net "Imports statement is unnecessary" but Solidworks not runnings

    Adam Mircea

      Hi all, I'm trying to made a Vb.net code that should import an model and update some equation dimensions.

      This is the first time i'm using VS with SW api. So i really can't understand what I'm doing wrong .

      I have added "SldWorks.dll" and "SwConst.dll" to the project references, then i added the code :


           Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks      Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst


      (here i also tried with "Imports SldWorks instead SolidWorks, but nothing)


      VS is getting and warning saying me that the imports are unnecessary, so i tryied to continue by starting Solidworks and open a part with this code :


          Function ModelParts()
              Dim Part As SldWorks.IModelDoc2
              Dim swEquationMgr As SldWorks.EquationMgr
              Dim Options As Integer
              Dim Errors As Integer
              Dim Warnings As Integer
              Dim longEquation As Long
              Dim boolstatus As Boolean = False
              Dim longstatus As Integer = 0
              Dim longwarning As Integer = 0
              Dim app As String = ""
              SwApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
              SwApp = New SldWorks.SldWorks()
                  Part = SwApp.OpenDoc6(WorkPath & "\test.sldprt", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarning)
                  swEquationMgr = Part.GetEquationMgr
                  If swEquationMgr Is Nothing Then ErrorMsg(SwApp, "Failed to get the equation manager of file " & "test.sldprt")
                  longEquation = swEquationMgr.SetEquationAndConfigurationOption(0, """A""=1000", SwConst.swInConfigurationOpts_e.swAllConfiguration, Nothing)
                  boolstatus = Part.Save3(Options, Errors, Warnings)
                  If longEquation <> 1 Then ErrorMsg(SwApp, "Failed to modify the dimension " & "A")
              SwApp = Nothing
              Return 1
          End Function


      When i reach program break at "Stop", i still don't have Solidworks opened, but if i check on Task manager, I can see it running on processes list.

      Can someone help please, I really can't uderstand what's the problem. For now seems a problem with the references.

      If need more info : I'm using Solidworks 2016 - Visual Studio 2010 (Net Framework 4.5.2).