API Instructions: Activator

How to Switch Active Sheets and Configurations

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Installation/Setup

  • Place the Activator folder extracted from the Activator.zip file to any location you desire.
  • You can edit the macro for code review from within SOLIDWORKS by selecting Tools, Macro, Edit. Browse to the location where you placed the Activator folder following this path \Activator\SwMacro\ and select the Activator.vbproj file.

Directions

  • With a SOLIDWORKS part, assembly, or drawing open and active select Tools, Macro, Run.
  • In the “Open” dialog box make sure the macro type is set as highlighted below
.dll
  • Browse to the location where you placed the Activator folder following this path \Activator\SwMacro\bin\ and select the Activator.dll file.
  • The user will be presented with a form containing a tree view of all the sheets in a drawing or all the configurations in a part or assembly as shown below.
  • Simply check the sheets or configurations that you want to activate then click the Activate button which will load the referenced models into memory so you don’t have to click them individually and wait for the loading to occur.

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