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Insert Hole Table Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert a hole table into a drawing.

' Preconditions: Ensure that the model and template exist.
' Postconditions: A hole table is inserted in a drawing of the model.
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere,
' do not save changes when closing it.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim spec As SldWorks.DocumentSpecification
Dim Drawing As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Option Explicit
Sub main()

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
Set spec = swApp.GetOpenDocSpec("install_dir\samples\handson\mate references\crank-arm.sldprt")
Set Part = swApp.OpenDoc7(spec)
Set Drawing = swApp.NewDocument("C:\ProgramData\SolidWorks\SolidWorks 2011\templates\Drawing.drwdot", 2, 0.2794, 0.4318)

Set Part = Drawing

boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Sheet1", "SHEET", 0.39237, 0.5218942019544, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
boolstatus = Part.Create3rdAngleViews2("install_dir\samples\handson\mate references\crank-arm.sldprt")
Part.ClearSelection2 True

boolstatus = Part.ActivateView("Drawing View2")

'Select a vertex in the drawing view to be the origin of all datums in the table
'All XLOC and YLOC table column values will be relative to this datum origin
boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("", "VERTEX", 0.05976280781759, 0.2143015374593, 0.003174999999999, False, 1, Nothing, 0)
'Select a face that contains the holes that will be annotated in the table
boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("", "FACE", 0.1018457263844, 0.2224311921824, 0.003174999999999, True, 2, Nothing, 0)

Dim myView As Object
Set myView = Part.SelectionManager.GetSelectedObjectsDrawingView2(1, -1)
Dim myHoleTable As Object

'Insert a hole table
'anchored with its top left corner at x-coordinate = 0.07m and y-coordinate = 0.175m,
'with starting datum tag "A",
'using hole table template: standard hole table--letters.sldholtbt
Set myHoleTable = myView.InsertHoleTable2(False, 0.07841319218241, 0.1755661237785, swBOMConfigurationAnchorType_e.swBOMConfigurationAnchor_TopLeft, "A", "install_dir\lang\english\standard hole table--letters.sldholtbt")

Part.ClearSelection2 True

boolstatus = Part.ActivateSheet("Sheet1")

End Sub

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