Paul Risley

Virtual part input macro

Discussion created by Paul Risley on Jan 2, 2018
Latest reply on Jan 3, 2018 by Rob Edwards

This is not my first time writing macros, but this is the first one I thought some other people might get some good use out of.


I use virtual parts on almost every project we do. And I figured it should be easy enough to create a macro that inserts 10 parts at a time instead of manually inputting a new part over and over. Well this thing has worked pretty well for my needs over the past six months with a few tweaks here and there.


I hope someone else can get some use out of it.


BTW modify it however you want to suit your needs. I have no proprietary hold on this I hope a couple of people can get some use out of it.


On a side note solidworks should allow hte ability to save an assembly with virtual parts as a template. I have tried the various methods of renaming file structure to create one and the like. Unfortunately they are not stable and corrupt pretty frequently.