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Get Drawing View Names and Types Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names and types of all of the drawing views on the current sheet.

' Preconditions: Open a drawing document.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.

Option Explicit

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 bRet                    As Boolean

    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swDraw = swModel
    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet
    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  " & swSheet.GetName

    While Not swView Is Nothing
        Debug.Print "    " & swView.GetName2 & " [" & swView.Type & "]"
        Set swView = swView.GetNextView

End Sub

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