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Set Text in Datum Tags and GTols Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to set the text in datum tags and geometric tolerances.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a drawing that contains one view, a datum feature,
' and a geometric tolerance.
'
' Postconditions: Each annotation is appended with the specified text.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    
Dim swModelView As ModelView
    
Dim swDraw As DrawingDoc
    
Dim swView As View
    
Dim swDispGtol As Gtol
    
Dim swDatumTag As DatumTag
    
Dim rect() As Double

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelView = swModel.ActiveView
        swDraw = swModel
        swView = swDraw.GetFirstView
'sheet
        swView = swView.GetNextView

        swDispGtol = swView.GetFirstGTOL
        swDispGtol.SetText(swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextPrefix,
"prefix")
        swDispGtol.SetText(swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextSuffix,
"suffix")
        swDispGtol.SetText(swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutAbove,
"above")
        swDispGtol.SetText(swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutBelow,
"below")

        swDatumTag = swView.GetFirstDatumTag
        swDatumTag.SetText(swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextPrefix,
"prefix")
        swDatumTag.SetText(swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextSuffix,
"suffix")
        swDatumTag.SetText(swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextCalloutAbove,
"above")
        swDatumTag.SetText(swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextCalloutBelow,
"below")

        rect =
Nothing
        swModelView.GraphicsRedraw(rect)

    
End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class

 

 



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