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Customizing progeCAD - Programming progeCAD

Using VBA

progeCAD can be customized using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) through an integrated interface, available from the progeCAD menu. progeCAD features a broad range of objects, giving you the power to write your own custom applications that can run within progeCAD.

To run a VBA macro
  1. Advanced experience level
  2. Do one of the following:
  3. Choose Tools > Macro > Macros.
  4. Type vbarun and then press Enter.
  5. In the Run progeCAD VBA Macro dialog box, enter the name of an existing VBA macro, and then click Run.
You can also create, delete, and edit VBA macros from this dialog box.
To edit a VBA macro
  1. Advanced experience level
  2. Do one of the following:
  3. Choose Tools > Macro > Visual Basic Editor.
  4. Type vba and then press Enter.
  5. Use the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor to write or debug VBA macros.
For more information
  • Read the online documentation for VBA, available both from the VBA Editor Help and from the progeCAD Help.
Many publications are available that explain how to program in Visual Basic and how to use VBA.