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Create a Callout Independent of a Selection (C#)

This example shows how to create a callout this is independent of a selection.

 

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// Preconditions:  Document is open in SolidWorks.

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// Postconditions: A callout with two leaders is created.

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//                

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//----------------------------------------------------------------

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished;

using System;

using System.Diagnostics;

namespace ExampleCS.csproj

{

    partial class SolidWorksMacro

    {

        ModelDoc2 swModel;

        ModelDocExtension swExt;

        SelectionMgr swSelMgr;

        MathUtility mathUtil;

        public void Main()

        {

            swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc as ModelDoc2;

            swExt = swModel.Extension;

            swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager as SelectionMgr;

            mathUtil = swApp.GetMathUtility() as MathUtility;

            calloutHandler handle = new calloutHandler();

            MathPoint mp;

            double[] vPnt = new double[3];

            vPnt[0] = 0.0;

            vPnt[1] = 0.0;

            vPnt[2] = 0.0;

            mp = mathUtil.CreatePoint(vPnt) as MathPoint;

            Callout myCallout;

            myCallout = (Callout)swExt.CreateCallout(2, handle);

            myCallout.set_Value(1, "test");

            myCallout.set_Label2(1, "SldWorks API");

            myCallout.SetLeader(true, true);

            myCallout.SetTargetPoint(1, 0.001, 0.001, 0);

            myCallout.SetTargetPoint(2, -0.001, 0.001, 0);

            myCallout.Position = mp;

            myCallout.set_ValueInactive(0, true);

            myCallout.TextBox = false;

            myCallout.Display(true);

        }

        /// <summary>

        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

        /// </summary>

        public SldWorks swApp;

    }

}

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// calloutHandler.cs

//

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Text;

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished;

using System.Diagnostics;

namespace ExampleCS.csproj

{

    [System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComVisible(true)]

    public class calloutHandler : SwCalloutHandler

    {

        #region ISwCalloutHandler Members

        bool ISwCalloutHandler.OnStringValueChanged(object pManipulator, int RowID, string Text)

        {

            Debug.Print("Text: " + Text);

            Debug.Print("Row: " + RowID.ToString());

            return true;

        }

        #endregion

    }

}



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