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Create Detail Circle and Detail View Example (VB.NET)

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.
' ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
    Public Sub Main()
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swDrawing As DrawingDoc
        Dim swSketchManager As SketchManager
        Dim swSketchSegment As SketchSegment
        Dim swView As View
        Dim swDetailCircle As DetailCircle
        Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
Dim swSelData As SelectData
        Dim fileName As String
        Dim status As Boolean
        Dim errors As Integer, warnings As Integer
        ' Open drawing
        fileName = "C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\samples\tutorial\api\replaceview.slddrw"
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
        swDrawing = swModel
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData

        swApp.ActivateDoc3("replaceview - Sheet1"False, swRebuildOnActivation_e.swDontRebuildActiveDoc, errors)
        ' Activate Drawing View4 and create detail circle and detail view
        status = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View4")
        swSketchManager = swModel.SketchManager
        swSketchSegment = swSketchManager.CreateCircle(0.007581, 0.053509, 0.0#, 0.013533, 0.016475, 0.0#)
        swView = swDrawing.CreateDetailViewAt3(0.22305342706156, 0.0762140266484527, 0, swDetViewStyle_e.swDetViewSTANDARD, 1, 1, "A", swDetCircleShowType_e.swDetCircleCIRCLE, False)
        ' Activate detail view
        status = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View5")
        ' Get detail circle and some properties
        swDetailCircle = swView.GetDetail
        Debug.Print("Detail circle:")
"  Selected: " & swDetailCircle.Select(True, Nothing))
"  Label: " & swDetailCircle.GetLabel)
Dim xpos as Double
        Dim ypos as Double
    swDetailCircle.GetLabelPosition(xpos, 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)

    End Sub
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
End Class

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