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Insert Hole Table Example (VB.NET)

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.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim Part As ModelDoc2
Dim Drawing As DrawingDoc
Dim spec As DocumentSpecification
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

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

        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")

        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
        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
        myHoleTable = myView.InsertHoleTable2(False, 0.07841319218241, 0.1755661237785, swBOMConfigurationAnchorType_e.swBOMConfigurationAnchor_TopLeft, "A", "install_dir\lang\english\standard hole table--letters.sldholtbt")


        boolstatus = Part.ActivateSheet(
End Sub

Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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