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How to listen and respond to Inventor events in Python using win32com (from This example assumes you have succefully been able to connect to Inventor's COM object If you have not, please do that first.
# used to listen to the application events and also the events for a custom button
import ctypes
import win32com.client
from win32com.client.gencache import EnsureDispatch
import pythoncom
class Events():
    def __init__(self, oApp):
        global Application
        Application = oApp
    #Application Events
    class IVEvent():      
        def OnQuit(self, BeforeOrAfter, Context, HandlingCode):
    #Custom Button Events      
    class BEvent():
        def OnExecute(self, Context):
            print "Dxf Button Clicked"
class DoylePlugin():    
    DxfButton=oApp.CommandManager.ControlDefinitions.AddButtonDefinition("Dxf Update", "dxf", 4)
    Events = Events(oApp)        
    AppEvents=win32com.client.DispatchWithEvents(oApp.ApplicationEvents, Events.IVEvent)
    DxfEvents=win32com.client.DispatchWithEvents(DxfButton, Events.BEvent)
Last Updated ( Friday, 30 November 2012 )
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