Delete all properties for the active configuration – SOLIDWORKS MACRO

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The following macro deletes all the properties from the active configuration. The macro is written used late-binding so it is version independant.
The deletion action will be confirmed by the user.

' Delete all properties from the active configuration
' Conditions = None
' Results = all properties in the active configuration are deleted

Dim swApp As Object
Dim swModel As Object
Dim CustomPropertyManager As Object

Public Enum swDocumentTypes_e
swDocDRAWING = 3
End Enum

Sub Main()
'get pointer to the solidworks application
Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
'get active document
Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
If swModel Is Nothing Then
    swApp.SendMsgToUser "There is no active document"
End If

If swModel.GetType = swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING Then
    swApp.SendMsgToUser "Drawings do not have configurations"
End If

'get the active configuration name
Dim activeConfigurationName As String
activeConfigurationName = swModel.GetActiveConfiguration.Name
Set CustomPropertyManager = swModel.Extension.CustomPropertyManager(activeConfigurationName)

'get property names
Dim propertyNames As Variant
propertyNames = CustomPropertyManager.GetNames

'define dialog answer
Dim answer As Long

'exit sub if there are no properties
If IsEmpty(propertyNames) Then
    swApp.SendMsgToUser "Configuration " & activeConfigurationName & " has no properties to delete!"
    Exit Sub
    answer = MsgBox("You are about to delete all properties from the configuration " & ActiveConfiguration & ". Are you sure you want to proceed?", vbYesNo + vbQuestion)
    If answer = vbNo Then
    Exit Sub
    End If
End If

'delete properties
For i = 0 To UBound(propertyNames)
    CustomPropertyManager.Delete2 propertyNames(i)
Next i

End Sub

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