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Move Annotations to First Annotation View Example (C#)

This example shows how to move annotations to the Unassigned Items annotation view.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a part or assembly document.
// 2. Add a note to the *Top annotation view. 
// 3. Add a note to the *Front annotation view.
//    NOTES: 
//    * If necessary, create *Top and *Front 
//      annotation views.
//    * If prompted to turn on feature dimensions
//      display, click No.
// 4. Open the Immediate window.
// 5. Run the macro.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Prints the names of the annotation views and notes
//    to the Immediate window.
// 2. Moves both notes to the Unassigned Items
//    annotation view.
// 3. Double-click each annotation view in the Annotations
//    folder in the FeatureManager design tree to verify.
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace IAnnotationViewCSharp.csproj
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
        public void Main()
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            ModelDocExtension swModelExt = default(ModelDocExtension);
            object[] swAnnViews = null;
            object[] annotations = null;
            Annotation[] annToMove = new Annotation[2];
            AnnotationView swAnnView = default(AnnotationView);
            Annotation swAnn = default(Annotation);
            Feature swFeat = default(Feature);
            int i = 0;
            int j = 0;
            int k = 0;
            bool status = false;
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelExt = (ModelDocExtension)swModel.Extension;
            swAnnViews = (object[])swModelExt.AnnotationViews;
            //Activate each view
            //Only one view can be active at a time
            for (i = 0; i <= swModelExt.AnnotationViewCount - 1; i++)
                swAnnView = (AnnotationView)swAnnViews[i];
                swFeat = (Feature)swAnnView;
                Debug.Print("Annotation view name: " + swFeat.Name);
                //Alternative to activate
            //Print each annotation name and add all annotations to an array
            for (i = 0; i <= swModelExt.AnnotationViewCount - 1; i++)
                swAnnView = (AnnotationView)swAnnViews[i];
                annotations = (object[])swAnnView.Annotations;
                if ((annotations == null) == false)
                    for (j = 0; j <= annotations.Length - 1; j++)
                        swAnn = (Annotation)annotations[j];
                        annToMove[j] = (Annotation)swAnn;
                        Debug.Print("Annotation name: " + swAnn.GetName());
                //Move all annotations to first annotation view, Unassigned Items
                if (i > 0)
                    swAnnView = (AnnotationView)swAnnViews[i];
                    status = swAnnView.MoveAnnotations(annToMove);
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

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