Now that we are able to talk with Rhino, let’s add our own UI to Rhino. In Rhino 5 with RhinoCommon SDK and Rhino_DotNet, you can easily add .net Winform User Control to Rhino.
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Using Spy++, one can easily find the correspondence of the SolidWorks Property Manager Tree’s hierarchies:
The first button, with caption “ ” is the expand button, and the five tabs correspond to the subsequent 5 windows. The only visible tab is the active tab.
Note the 2nd tab is PropertyManager page and its caption is “uiVisualSketchEditorView_c”. With these dissection, one can then perform some interesting tasks in code.
Up to now, Solidworks had released its 2013 sp2.0 version, and its API is updated to v220.127.116.11, but once you installed the API, you will not see the addin wizard appear in Visual Studio 2012.
One tricky way to trouble shoot this is:
Download AutoCAD 2011 for Mac at AutoDesk download center
Open Mac OS in Vmware
The most difficult part is how to transfer the downloaded dmg file in Windows to Mac: I used google storage and uploaded the dmg, and then download it in Mac OS.
Install AutoCAD is then easy.
Message: Unable to load DLL ‘libpart’: The specified procedure could not be found; Unable to load one or more of the requested types. Retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information.
In a recent project, I was required to develop a .Net assembly DLL and use it together with COMSOL with Matlab, where Matlab serves as the hub, and the .Net Assembly provides some services, Matlab consumes it, and COMSOL finally perform FEA and output the result: