I did notice once that there is a VB web based thing installed on
machines with solidworks installed. This is to allow the taskpane to
If you have a look at the script for the taskpane
(Usually C:\Program Files\SolidWorks\data\welcomepage)
You can write vbscript pages and have them run in the taskpane using
the solidworks api.
One flaw I noticed with this is that if you have an input box in your
page and that page is displayed in the taskbar, the solidworks keyboard
shortcuts still have the keyboard so you can't type into the boxes.
It's good for displaying information without having to do difficult
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