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Create Detail Circle and Detail View Example (C#)

This example shows how to create a detail circle and detail view.

// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Specified drawing document exists.
// 2. Open the Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Opens specified drawing document.
// 2. Activates Drawing View4.
// 3. Creates detail circle and detail view using the visible
//    corner of Drawing View4.
// 4. Activates detail view.
// 5. Gets detail circle and some properties.
// 6. Examine the drawing document and Immediate window to verify.
// NOTE: Because this document is used elsewhere, do not save any changes.
// ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace DetailCircleCSharp.csproj
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
        public void Main()
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            DrawingDoc swDrawing = default(DrawingDoc);
            SketchManager swSketchManager = default(SketchManager);
            SketchSegment swSketchSegment = default(SketchSegment);
            View swView = default(View);
            DetailCircle swDetailCircle = default(DetailCircle);
SelectionMgr swSelMgr = default(SelectionMgr);
            SelectData swSelData =
            string fileName = null;
            bool status = false;
            int errors = 0;
            int warnings = 0;
            // Open drawing
            fileName = "C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\samples\\tutorial\\api\\replaceview.slddrw";
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, ""ref errors, ref warnings);
            swDrawing = (DrawingDoc)swModel;
            swSelMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swSelData = (SelectData)swSelMgr.CreateSelectData();

            swApp.ActivateDoc3("replaceview - Sheet1"false, (int)swRebuildOnActivation_e.swDontRebuildActiveDoc, ref errors);
            // Activate Drawing View4 and create detail circle and detail view
            status = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View4");
            swSketchManager = (SketchManager)swModel.SketchManager;
            swSketchSegment = (SketchSegment)swSketchManager.CreateCircle(0.007581, 0.053509, 0.0, 0.013533, 0.016475, 0.0);
            swView = (View)swDrawing.CreateDetailViewAt3(0.22305342706156, 0.0762140266484527, 0, (int)swDetViewStyle_e.swDetViewSTANDARD, 1, 1, "A", (int)swDetCircleShowType_e.swDetCircleCIRCLE, false);
            // Activate detail view
            status = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View5");
            // Get detail circle and some properties
            swDetailCircle = (DetailCircle)swView.GetDetail();
            Debug.Print("Detail circle:");
.Print("  Selected: " + swDetailCircle.Select(true, null));
.Print("  Label: " + swDetailCircle.GetLabel());
   Double xpos;
            Double ypos;
        swDetailCircle.GetLabelPosition(out xpos, out ypos);
Debug.Print("  Label X position: " + xpos);
            Debug.Print("  Label Y position: " + ypos);
            Debug.Print("  Type of circle: " + swDetailCircle.GetDisplay());
            Debug.Print("  Name: " + swDetailCircle.GetName());
            Debug.Print("  Style: " + swDetailCircle.GetStyle());
            Debug.Print("  Default document text formatting? " + swDetailCircle.GetUseDocTextFormat());
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

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