Hide Table of Contents

Insert Weldment Cut List Table Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to insert a weldment cut list table in a drawing.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Ensure that WeldmentTableTemplate points to a weldment cut list template

'   (*.sldwldtbt) on your computer.
' 2. Open:

' <SolidWorks_install_dir>\samples\tutorial\weldments\weldment_box2.sldprt
' 3. Click File > Make Drawing from Part

'    (drag and drop one or more views onto the sheet).
' 4. Expand a drawing view in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 5. Right-click on weldment_box2.sldprt and select Open weldment_box2.sldprt.
' 6. Right-click on the cut list of the part and select Update.
' 7. Minimize the part and maximize the drawing.
' Postconditions:
' 1. The FeatureManager design tree contains Weldment Cut List1.
' 2. The drawing sheet displays a weldment cut list table

'    with 6 rows and 4 columns.

' NOTE: Because this part is used in a SolidWorks online tutorial, do not
'       save any changes to the part.

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Const WeldmentTableTemplate As String = "C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\lang\english\cut list.sldwldtbt"

    Sub Main()

Dim oDrawing As DrawingDoc
Dim swView As View
Dim WMTable As WeldmentCutListAnnotation

        oDrawing = swapp.ActiveDoc
        swView = oDrawing.GetFirstView
        swView = swView.GetNextView

' Insert the weldment cut list table
        WMTable = swView.InsertWeldmentTable(False, 0.1996662889191, 0.1013905859662, swBOMConfigurationAnchorType_e.swBOMConfigurationAnchor_TopLeft, "Default<As Welded>", WeldmentTableTemplate)

End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Insert Weldment Cut List Table Example (VB.NET)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2012 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.