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New symbols can be created using the MWOffice.Project.Symbols collection methods. Like most collections in theAPI you'll use a method on the collection to add a new element into the collection. In the case of symbols this requires a three step procedure:

  1. Create a SymbolRecord object using the Symbols.CreateSymbolRecord method.

  2. Add your shapes and nodes to the SymbolRecord object.

  3. Create the symbol using the Symbols.CreateSymbol method specifying a name and providing the SymbolRecord object.

So the basic procedure is get a SymbolRecord, specify the symbols details and then use the symbol record to create the symbol. Let's take a look at what this looks like in code,