Record a Solidworks macro - Solidworks Automation

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Submitted by techrev on Thu, 03/09/2017 - 09:59
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Record a Solidworks macro

In this example we will discuss about “How to Record a Macro in Solidworks”

Open the Solidworks, Go to Tools -> Macro -> Record

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Then start your project, in this example we will be making a cylinder (Draw circle and extrude it to Cylinder)

Create a New Part Document

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Then Create a Circle and Extrude it.

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After creating the Cylinder, Go to Tools -> Macro-> Stop and save your Macro

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After saving the macro, close the part document (without saving it)

 

Now, you have created your macro for creating a cylinder. (Dimensioning will be discussed in next post)

In order to use the macro, go to Tools->Macro->Run

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And open the newly created macro

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As you can see that your Part Document is automatically generated

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we will discuss about manipulating the macros/vba for solidworks automation in next article