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Topic Title: VBA Direct API Calls
Topic Summary: Can Advanced Scripting bypass the user interface?
Created On: 07/28/2022 07:45 PM
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 VBA Direct API Calls   - IceRafter - 07/28/2022 07:45 PM  
 VBA Direct API Calls   - Alan Cantor - 07/28/2022 10:23 PM  
 VBA Direct API Calls   - R. Wilke - 07/29/2022 09:42 PM  
 VBA Direct API Calls   - IceRafter - 07/30/2022 04:50 AM  
 VBA Direct API Calls   - R. Wilke - 07/30/2022 06:36 AM  
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IceRafter
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Have been working on a library of SolidWorks voice-macros for the past six months or more that perform CAD automation using the traditional user interface of menu pull-downs and keyboard shortcuts.

More recently have spent some time studying the SolidWorks API, and it occurred to me that I could eliminate quite a bit of design-intent ambiguity and save significant double-programming/documentation effort if only I could make SolidWorks API calls directly from Dragon Advanced Scripting.

Has anyone done anything similar with say Excel, or Word? There are no doubt security considerations, but I can't think of a good reason why this wouldn't be feasible?


Screenshot of partial SolidWorks API listing…




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