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Get Comments in Comments Folder Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the comments in a Comments folder.




' Preconditions: Model document is open and has a Comments folder.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModelDoc As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc

Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature

Dim swCommentFolder As SldWorks.CommentFolder

Dim swComment As SldWorks.Comment

Dim nbrComments As Long

Dim sFeatType As String

Dim vComments As Variant

Dim i As Long


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModelDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc


' Traverse the FeatureManager design tree for Comments folder

    ' Get first feature in FeatureManager design tree

    Set swFeat = swModelDoc.FirstFeature

    Do While Not swFeat Is Nothing

      sFeatType = swFeat.GetTypeName

      'Debug.Print sFeatType


            ' If Comments folder, get its data

            If sFeatType = "CommentsFolder" Then

                Set swCommentFolder = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2

                nbrComments = swCommentFolder.GetCommentCount

                Debug.Print "Number of comments in Comments folder =         " & nbrComments

                Debug.Print ""

                vComments = swCommentFolder.GetComments

                For i = 0 To (nbrComments - 1)

                    Set swComment = vComments(i)

                    Debug.Print "Name of comment in FeatureManager design tree = " & swComment.Name

                    Debug.Print "Text of comment                               = " & swComment.Text

                    Debug.Print ""

                Next i

            End If

       ' Get next feature in FeatureManager design tree

       Set swFeat = swFeat.GetNextFeature



End Sub

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