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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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