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Insert BOM Table Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert a BOM table using IView::InsertBomTable2.




' Preconditions:

'       (1) Drawing file is open.

'       (2) View is selected.


' Postconditions: A BOM is inserted at the anchor

'       point or the specified point, if the drawing

'       view does not already contain a BOM.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim swFeatMgr As SldWorks.FeatureManager

Dim swView As SldWorks.View

Dim swBomAnn As BomTableAnnotation

Dim swBomFeat As SldWorks.BomFeature

Dim AnchorType As Long

Dim BomType As Long

Dim Configuration As String

Dim TableTemplate As String

Dim Names As Variant

Dim Visible As Variant

Dim boolstatus As Boolean


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

Set swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager


' Select view

Set swView = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)


AnchorType = SwConst.swBOMConfigurationAnchorType_e.swBOMConfigurationAnchor_TopLeft

BomType = SwConst.swBomType_e.swBomType_TopLevelOnly

Configuration = ""

TableTemplate = ""


' Insert BOM table

Set swBomAnn = swView.InsertBomTable2(False, 0.4, 0.3, AnchorType, BomType, Configuration, TableTemplate)


swModel.ClearSelection2 True


' Because BOM type is swBomType_TopLevelOnly, then work with BomFeature to get and set configurations

Set swBomFeat = swBomAnn.BomFeature

Names = swBomFeat.GetConfigurations(False, Visible)

Visible(0) = True

boolstatus = swBomFeat.SetConfigurations(True, Visible, Names)


'Update FeatureManager design tree



End Sub

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