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Delete OLE Objects from Drawing Sheet and Template Example (VBA)

This example shows how to delete any OLE objects from the current drawing sheet and template.

 

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

'

' Preconditions:

'        (1) Drawing is open.

'        (2) At least one OLE oject exists in the drawing sheet or template.

'

' Postconditions: All OLE objects existing in drawing sheet

'        and template are deleted.

'

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

Option Explicit

Sub DeleteAllOleItemsInSheet _

( _

    swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks, _

    swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2, _

    swSheet As SldWorks.Sheet _

)

    Dim nOleCnt                     As Long

    Dim i                           As Long

    Dim nSize                       As Long

    Dim nAspect                     As Long

    Dim skArray()                   As Variant

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    nOleCnt = swSheet.GetOLEObjectCount: If 0 = nOleCnt Then Exit Sub

    ReDim skArray(nOleCnt - 1)

    

    ' Get location of each OLE item

    For i = 0 To nOleCnt - 1

        skArray(i) = swSheet.GetOLEObjectSettings(i, nSize, nAspect): Debug.Assert Not IsEmpty(skArray(i))

    Next i

        

    ' Delete each OLE items

    For i = 0 To nOleCnt - 1

        ' Do not assert because OLE object might be in sheet and OLE object

        ' might be in template and cannot be selected

        bRet = swModel.SelectByID("", "OLEITEM", _

                    0.5 * (skArray(i)(0) + skArray(i)(3)), _

                    0.5 * (skArray(i)(1) + skArray(i)(4)), _

                    0.5 * (skArray(i)(2) + skArray(i)(5)))

                    

        ' Do not assert because nothing might be selected

        bRet = swModel.DeleteSelection(False)

    Next i

End Sub

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swSheet                     As Object

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet

    

    

    DeleteAllOleItemsInSheet swApp, swModel, swSheet

    

    ' Switch to template and delete OLE objects

    swDraw.EditTemplate

    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet

    DeleteAllOleItemsInSheet swApp, swModel, swSheet

    

    swDraw.EditSheet

    

    

    ' Switch back to sheet and make sure all OLE objects are deleted

    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet

    Debug.Assert 0 = swSheet.GetOLEObjectCount

End Sub

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