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AutoBalloon5 Method (IDrawingDoc)

Automatically inserts BOM balloons in selected drawing views.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AutoBalloon5( _
   ByVal BalloonOptions As AutoBalloonOptions _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IDrawingDoc
Dim BalloonOptions As AutoBalloonOptions
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.AutoBalloon5(BalloonOptions)
System.object AutoBalloon5( 
   AutoBalloonOptions BalloonOptions
System.Object^ AutoBalloon5( 
&   AutoBalloonOptions^ BalloonOptions



Return Value

Array of INotes



This method automatically inserts BOM balloons for bill of materials items in selected drawing views. If a drawing sheet is selected, BOM balloons are automatically inserted for all of the drawing views on that drawing sheet. 

To automatically insert BOM balloons:

  1. Select one or more views or sheets for which to automatically create BOM balloons.
  2. Set the properties on the IAutoBalloonOptions object.
  3. Call this method using the IAutoBalloonOptions object in the BalloonOptions argument.

See Also


SolidWorks 2012 FCS, Revision Number 20.0

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