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Set View Scale Example (VBA)

This example shows how to set the scale of a selected drawing view.

 

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'

' Preconditions:

'      (1) Drawing document is open.

'      (2) Drawing view is selected.

'

' Postconditions: Drawing scale set to decimal.

'

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Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swView                      As SldWorks.View

    Dim vScaleRatio                 As Variant

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swView = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    

    vScaleRatio = swView.ScaleRatio

    

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  View = " & swView.Name

    Debug.Print "    UseSheetScale  = " & CBool(swView.UseSheetScale)

    Debug.Print "    Scale          = " & vScaleRatio(0) & ":" & vScaleRatio(1)

    Debug.Print "                   = " & swView.ScaleDecimal

    

    ' Changing scale sets View::UseSheetScale to FALSE

    swView.ScaleDecimal = swView.ScaleDecimal * 2#

    

    ' Rebuild to see new scale

    bRet = swModel.EditRebuild3: Debug.Assert bRet

End Sub

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