Developing add-ins using SOLIDWORKS PDM API

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Add-ins in SOLIDWORKS PDM are applications which are integrated into the systems. Add-ins are installed into the SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration Console and redistributed among all clients which are connected to the vault.

Add-in enables an access to all available SOLIDWORKS API interfaces and methods.

In order to create an add-in it is required to implement the IEdmAddIn5 interface.

This section provides guidelines of creating and troubleshooting add-ins using SOLIDWORKS PDM API.


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