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Get the Total Number of Columns and Rows in a Table Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get the total number of columns and rows (visible and hidden) in a table annotation.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a drawing that contains a hole table
' with multiple columns and rows.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Sub ProcessTable(ByVal swApp As SldWorks, _
    
ByVal swModel As ModelDoc2, _
    
ByVal swTable As TableAnnotation _
    )

        
Dim swAnn As Annotation
        
Dim nNumCol As Long
        Dim nNumRow As Long
        Dim nTotalNumCol As Long
        Dim nTotalNumRow As Long
        swAnn = swTable.GetAnnotation

        
' Show the name and type of table
        Debug.Print("    " & swAnn.GetName & " <" & swTable.Type & ">")

        
' Get the visible counts
        nNumCol = swTable.ColumnCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Number of visible columns: " & nNumCol)
        nNumRow = swTable.RowCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Number of visible rows: " & nNumRow)

        
' Get the total (hidden + visible) counts
        nTotalNumCol = swTable.TotalColumnCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Total number of visible + hidden columns: " & nTotalNumCol)
        nTotalNumRow = swTable.TotalRowCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Total number of visible + hidden rows: " & nTotalNumRow)

        
' Hide the first row and column
        Debug.Print("")
        Debug.Print(
"      First row and column are now hidden")
        Debug.Print(
"")
        swTable.RowHidden(0) =
True
        swTable.ColumnHidden(0) = True

        ' Get the visible counts
        nNumCol = swTable.ColumnCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Number of visible columns: " & nNumCol)
        nNumRow = swTable.RowCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Number of visible rows: " & nNumRow)

        
' Get the total (hidden + visible) counts
        nTotalNumCol = swTable.TotalColumnCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Total number of visible + hidden columns: " & nTotalNumCol)
        nTotalNumRow = swTable.TotalRowCount
        Debug.Print(
"      Total number of visible + hidden rows: " & nTotalNumRow)

    
End Sub

    Sub main()

        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swDraw As DrawingDoc
        
Dim swView As View
        
Dim swTable As TableAnnotation

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swDraw = swModel

        Debug.Print(
"File = " & swModel.GetPathName)

        
' Get the first view
        swView = swDraw.GetFirstView
        
Do While Not swView Is Nothing

            ' Show the name of the view
            Debug.Print("View =  " & swView.Name)

            
' Get the first table annotation for this view
            swTable = swView.GetFirstTableAnnotation

            
Do While Not swTable Is Nothing
                ProcessTable(swApp, swModel, swTable)

                
' Get next table annotation for this view
                swTable = swTable.GetNext

            
Loop

            ' Get the next view
            swView = swView.GetNextView

        
Loop

    End Sub


    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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