SOLIDWORKS API

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Application Program Interface (API)

SOLIDWORKS 2020 API

SOLIDWORKS has a lot of tools that allows users to model a simple part design to mount a VFD all the way up to simulating a real life flow simulation task and even extends out to data management capabilities. Given the above range of events,…

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How to obtain a SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API License Key

SOLIDWORKS Document Manager license key

The SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API requires a license key. This license can be requested via the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal for SOLIDWORKS customers who are currently active on subscription service. Each user of the SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API must have a license key. Here is how you can…

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Why Don’t My Macros Work in SOLIDWORKS?

SOLIDWORKS Macros Broken

Starting in SOLIDWORKS 2013, a new version of Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications was introduced.  SOLIDWORKS now uses VBA 7.1 rather than VBA 6.  This new VBA version supports 64-bit systems.  As a result, your old SOLIDWORKS macros broken as they may not compile correctly with…

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It’s automatic baby! A real world example of SolidWorks automation for Calendar Club

Calendar Club

One of our services team members, Paul, always tells me that “If the customer can do it manually with their current systems, we can automate it!”. By utilizing a combination of programming in the SolidWorks API, Microsoft Office, SQL data management and some elbow grease,…

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