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IInsertNote Method (IModelDoc2)

Inserts a note in this document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IInsertNote( _
   ByVal Text As System.String _
) As Note
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim Text As System.String
Dim value As Note
value = instance.IInsertNote(Text)
Note IInsertNote( 
   System.string Text
Note^ IInsertNote( 
&   System.String^ Text


ext string or symbol for the note (see Remarks)

Return Value

Newly created note


If you pass a symbol to text, then the symbol must be formatted as:



 LibraryName and SymbolName is a pre-defined SolidWorks symbol in the SolidWorks text file located in \<installation_dir>\lang\english\gtol.sym

NOTE: You must include the right- and left-angle brackets and separate LibraryName and SymbolName with a hyphen; for example, <MOD-DEG>.

The leader attachment points for the new note come from the selections made before calling this method. The initial location of the note will be near the selection location. If there are no selections, the note:

  • Does not have a leader

  • Is free standing

  • Is at the origin of the model or drawing

This method creates a default note. To adjust the display characteristics of this note, you should use the pointer that is returned by this method to access the properties and get and set methods of the Note object, such as INote::SetBalloon and INote::Angle. Use INote::GetAnnotation or INote::IGetAnnotation to retrieve the IAnnotation object.


See Also


SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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