Copy SOLIDWORKS file specific custom properties to configuration

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This macro copies all the file specific properties into the properties of the active configuration using SOLIDWORKS API.

Properties in the Custom tab of the file
Properties in the Custom tab of the file

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swCustPrpMgr As SldWorks.CustomPropertyManager
Dim swConfCustPrpMgr As SldWorks.CustomPropertyManager
 
Sub main()
 
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
 
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    If Not swModel Is Nothing Then
   
        Set swCustPrpMgr = swModel.Extension.CustomPropertyManager("")
       
        Dim vNames As Variant
        Dim vTypes As Variant
        Dim vValues As Variant
        swCustPrpMgr.GetAll vNames, vTypes, vValues
   
        Dim activeConfName As String
        activeConfName = swModel.ConfigurationManager.ActiveConfiguration.Name

        Set swConfCustPrpMgr = swModel.Extension.CustomPropertyManager(activeConfName)
 
        Dim i As Integer
   
        For i = 0 To UBound(vNames)
            swConfCustPrpMgr.Add2 vNames(i), vTypes(i), vValues(i)
            swConfCustPrpMgr.Set vNames(i), vValues(i)
        Next

    Else

        MsgBox "Please open part or assembly"

    End If
   
End Sub

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