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Create a Callout Independent of a Selection (VBA)

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

 

'---------------------------------------------------------------

'

' Preconditions:  Document is open in SolidWorks

'

' Postconditions: A callout is created with two leaders.

'

'

'----------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

Dim swExt As ModelDocExtension

Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

Dim mathUtil As MathUtility

 

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swExt = swModel.Extension

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set mathUtil = swApp.GetMathUtility

    

    Dim handle As New calloutHandler

    Dim mp As MathPoint

    Dim vPnt(2) As Double

    vPnt(0) = 0#

    vPnt(1) = 0#

    vPnt(2) = 0#

    Set mp = mathUtil.CreatePoint(vPnt)

    Dim myCallout As Callout

    Set myCallout = swExt.CreateCallout(2, handle)

    myCallout.Value(1) = "test"

    myCallout.Label2(1) = "SldWorks API"

    Call myCallout.SetLeader(True, True)

  

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

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

 

    myCallout.Position = mp

    myCallout.ValueInactive(0) = True

    myCallout.TextBox = False

    myCallout.Display (True)

End Sub

 

 

 

'

' calloutHandler

'

Implements SwCalloutHandler

Private Sub Class_Initialize()

End Sub

Private Function SwCalloutHandler_OnStringValueChanged(ByVal pManipulator As Object, ByVal RowID As Long, ByVal Text As String) As Boolean

        Debug.Print ("Text: " & Text)

        Debug.Print ("Row: " & RowID)

        

        SwCalloutHandler_OnStringValueChanged = True

        

End Function



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