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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



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