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Replace Sketch Text Example (VBA)

This example shows how to replace sketch text in a part.




' Preconditions:

'           (1) Part document is open and contains

'               sketch text.

'           (2) Feature for sketch text is selected.


' Postconditions: Original sketch text is replaced with

'           new sketch text, "New text".



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As Object

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature

Dim swSketch As SldWorks.Sketch

Dim swSketchText As SldWorks.SketchText

Dim params As Variant


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager


' Get the selected feature of the sketch text

Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)

Set swSketch = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2


' Edit the sketch of the sketch text



' Get the sketch text

params = swSketch.GetSketchTextSegments

' Only one instance of sketch text so

' set SketchText to that instance

Set swSketchText = params(0)


' Print the current sketched text

Debug.Print swSketchText.Text

'Change the sketched text

swSketchText.Text = "New text"

' Print the changed text

Debug.Print swSketchText.Text


' Insert the new text in the sketch,

' rebuild the part with any changes

' made to the sketch, and

' exit sketch mode

swModel.InsertSketch2 True


End Sub

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