Tag Archive: Macro

Taking your SOLIDWORKS VBA macro to the Add-in Realm

    Are you interested in learning more on the programming in SOLIDWORKS? Are you interested in giving more power to your macros?  If the answer is yes then check this article (link below) by Amen Jlili Amen describes the process in a very simple words along with pictures of step by step information from start to end. Still no convinced then you might want to ask yourself by now: Why would I bother about moving my VBA code to VB.NET add-in?…
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Show your SOLIDWORKS API Skills to Win $100

    CADSharp is happy to announce the second SOLIDWORKS API programming contest! The problem is simple and you need to write the codes to achieve the desired results. Hurry up to submit your codes before July 1, 12:00AM EST. Get Contest Details Here Three winners will be chosen based on the number of lines of code in their macro. First prize: $100 gift card at Amazon.com. Second prize: $50 gift card at Amazon.com. Third prize: $50 gift card at Amazon.com. Note:…
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Learn SolidWorks API while you Watch!

Macros are small programs in SolidWorks which allows to do lot of repeated or complex stuff in very short time. In other words you can take a coffee break while that tiny Macro is working for you and you get the salary for that work. Looks interesting, then read on.. Pre-requisites to learn SolidWorks API Just a combo of SolidWorks and a Programming language (VB, VB.NET, C#, and C++) can make you API master. I prefer VB not because I feel it is more…
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Time to Study and Learn with SolidWorks

I’ve been quite a busy these days after I’ve returned from SolidWorks World 2012 in San Diego. I’ve been working on many things and don’t get much time to write. And to add to this I’ll be busy for next few weeks. This would not be only because of my ongoing projects but also something different, I’m getting back to my school days. I’m not going to join any school though but will be doing a self learning. I’ll be…
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Export OBJ out of SolidWorks for free!!

I don’t work much with file export into various format but getting across a free OBJ export tool from Neil Larsen and macro-maker Karpena, I thought it might be good thing to spread across the SolidWorks community. Neil Larsen has shared a free macro, suitable for SW2005 and up, to export your models in Alias|Wavefront .obj format complete with .mtl and textures. The macro works with parts and assemblies and configurations. It has been made to enable SolidWorks models to be…
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