COM Automation

OptiRE supports the modern software technology called Automation. This enables incorporating OptiRE in any production control software. Due to this technology OptiRE can be involved into the on-line control of manufacturing process.
It is possible to call OptiRE functions and get results back from any other program.
In 2014 OptiLayer module COM Automation has been officially released.
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 COM Automation
The only requirement is to use a tool supporting COM automation technology. It is possible to use:
  • Visual Basic,
  • Visual C++,
  • C#,
  • Embarcadero C++,
  • Delphi,
  • Java,
  • Matlab,
  • VBA for Microsoft Office,
  • LabVIEW.
You can start your code with one of the examples included into OptiLayer package. The examples are installed at your desktop in OptiLayer Automation Examples folder.

All examples include full source code with detailed step-by-step comments, sending and receiving information and driving OptiRE functions.

 COM Autom Examples
 Example. COM Automation in OptiRE

COM Autom Excel

Starting from Version 10.48 (2014)

  • Import of LMR and ODX files is now supported with OptiRE COM Automation interface.
  • The «Model Changed» event notification is added to the events of OptiRE COM interface.
  • Examples demonstrating OptiLayer and OptiRE modules Automation are added to the installation package. These are examples in C# and VB.NET (.NET Framework 4 and later), Delphi, VBA (Excel).All examples include source code demonstrating typical calls and implementation details. Comments in the code allow one to study Automation quickly. These examples can be used as starting points for your own development.

Look our video examples

Look our video examples at YouTube

OptiLayer videos are available here:
Overview of Design/Analysis options of OptiLayer and overview of Characterization/Reverse Engineering options.

The videos were presented at the joint Agilent/OptiLayer webinar.