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Activate Each View on Current Sheet Example (VBA)

This example shows how to activate each drawing view on the current sheet.




' Preconditions: A drawing view on the current sheet is active.



' Postconditions: Each drawing view on the current sheet is activated.



Option Explicit

Public Enum swDrawingViewTypes_e

    swDrawingSheet = 1

    swDrawingSectionView = 2

    swDrawingDetailView = 3

    swDrawingProjectedView = 4

    swDrawingAuxiliaryView = 5

    swDrawingStandardView = 6

    swDrawingNamedView = 7

    swDrawingRelativeView = 8

End Enum

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swDraw                  As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swSheet                 As SldWorks.Sheet

    Dim swView                  As SldWorks.view

    Dim swActiveView            As SldWorks.view

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet

    Set swActiveView = swDraw.ActiveDrawingView

    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView


    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  " & swSheet.GetName

    Debug.Print "  ActiveView = " & swActiveView.GetName2

    Debug.Print ""


    While Not swView Is Nothing

        Debug.Print "    " & swView.GetName2 & " [" & swView.Type & "]"


        ' Returns FALSE if trying to activate the drawing sheet

        bRet = swDraw.ActivateView(swView.GetName2):

        If False = bRet Then

            Debug.Assert swSheet.GetName = swView.GetName2

            bRet = swDraw.ActivateSheet(swView.GetName2)

        End If

        Debug.Assert bRet


        Set swView = swView.GetNextView


End Sub


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