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Get BOM Balloon Properties Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the properties of a BOM balloon.

 

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' Preconditions:

'      (1) Model document is open.

'      (2) BOM balloon is selected.

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' Postconditions: None

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Option Explicit

Public Enum swAnnotationType_e

    swCThread = 1

    swDatumTag = 2

    swDatumTargetSym = 3

    swDisplayDimension = 4

    swGTol = 5

    swNote = 6

    swSFSymbol = 7

    swWeldSymbol = 8

    swCustomSymbol = 9

    swDowelSym = 10

    swLeader = 11

    swBlock = 12

    swCenterMarkSym = 13

    swTableAnnotation = 14

    swCenterLine = 15

End Enum

Public Enum swSelectType_e

    swSelNOTHING = 0

    swSelEDGES = 1              '  "EDGE"

    swSelFACES = 2              '  "FACE"

    swSelVERTICES = 3           '  "VERTEX"

    swSelSKETCHSEGS = 10        '  "SKETCHSEGMENT"

    swSelSKETCHPOINTS = 11      '  "SKETCHPOINT"

End Enum

Public Enum swBalloonStyle_e

    swBS_None = 0

    swBS_Circular = 1

    swBS_Triangle = 2

    swBS_Hexagon = 3

    swBS_Box = 4

    swBS_Diamond = 5

    swBS_SplitCirc = 6

    swBS_Pentagon = 7

    swBS_FlagPentagon = 8

    swBS_FlagTriangle = 9

    swBS_Underline = 10

End Enum

Public Enum swDetailingNoteTextContent_e

    swDetailingNoteTextCustom = 1

    swDetailingNoteTextItemNumber = 2

    swDetailingNoteTextQuantity = 3

End Enum

Public Enum swBalloonFit_e

    swBF_Tightest = 0

    swBF_1Char = 1

    swBF_2Chars = 2

    swBF_3Chars = 3

    swBF_4Chars = 4

    swBF_5Chars = 5

End Enum

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.modelDoc

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swNote                      As SldWorks.note

    Dim swAnn                       As SldWorks.Annotation

    Dim vAttEntArr                  As Variant

    Dim vAttEntTypeArr              As Variant

    Dim swEnt                       As SldWorks.entity

    Dim swComp                      As SldWorks.component

    Dim swCompModel                 As SldWorks.modelDoc

    Dim i                           As Long

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swNote = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swAnn = swNote.GetAnnotation

    

    Debug.Assert swNote.IsBomBalloon

    

    vAttEntArr = swAnn.GetAttachedEntities2: If IsEmpty(vAttEntArr) Then Exit Sub

    vAttEntTypeArr = swAnn.GetAttachedEntityTypes

    Debug.Assert UBound(vAttEntArr) = UBound(vAttEntTypeArr)

    

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  Name                 = " & swAnn.GetName

    Debug.Print "    Upper text         = " & swNote.GetBomBalloonText(True) & " [" & swNote.GetBomBalloonTextStyle(True) & "]"

    Debug.Print "    Lower text         = " & swNote.GetBomBalloonText(False) & " [" & swNote.GetBomBalloonTextStyle(False) & "]"

    Debug.Print "    Balloon fit        = " & swNote.GetBalloonSize

    Debug.Print "    Balloon style      = " & swNote.GetBalloonStyle

    Debug.Print "    Is stacked          = " & swNote.IsStackedBalloon

    Debug.Print "    Is stacked master    = " & swNote.IsStackedBalloonMaster

    

    For i = 0 To UBound(vAttEntArr)

        Debug.Print "    AttEntType         = " & vAttEntTypeArr(i)

        

        If swSelNOTHING <> vAttEntTypeArr(i) Then

            Set swEnt = vAttEntArr(i)

            Set swComp = swEnt.GetComponent

            Set swCompModel = swComp.GetModelDoc

                    

            Debug.Print "    AttEnt             = " & swComp.GetPathName & " <" & swComp.ReferencedConfiguration & ">" & " --> " & swCompModel.GetPathName

        End If

    Next i

End Sub

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