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Insert Bend Table Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert a bend table in a drawing of a flattened sheet metal part.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing that contains a flat pattern view
'    of a flattened sheet metal part.
' 2. Replace install_dir with your SolidWorks installation directory.
' 3. Select the flat pattern view (Drawing View1)
'    in the FeatureManager design tree.
' Postconditions:
' 1. A bend table is inserted for the selected view.
' 2. Inspect the Immediate Window.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swView As SldWorks.View
Dim myBendTableAnnot As SldWorks.BendTableAnnotation
Dim myBendTableFeat As SldWorks.BendTable

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swView = Part.SelectionManager.GetSelectedObjectsDrawingView2(1, -1)
    Set myBendTableAnnot = swView.InsertBendTable(False, 0.3018189506239, 0.4876053587373, swBOMConfigurationAnchor_TopLeft, "A", "install_dir\lang\english\bendtable-standard.sldbndtbt")

    Set myBendTableFeat = myBendTableAnnot.BendTable
    Debug.Print myBendTableFeat.GetFeature.Name
    Debug.Print "Starting tag: " & myBendTableFeat.StartingValue
    Debug.Print "swBendTableTagStyle_e option: " & myBendTableFeat.TagStyle
    Debug.Print "Number of bend table annotations: " & myBendTableFeat.GetTableAnnotationCount

    Part.ClearSelection2 True

End Sub


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