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Create a Callout in a Model View Example (C#)

This example shows how to create a callout in a model view.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:  
// 1. Open a part document.
// 2. Select:
//    Project > Add Reference > .NET > SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. A callout with one row is created in the first model view.
// 2. Press F5 three more times to add a callout to three other model views.

// NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere,
// do not save changes when closing it.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished;
using System;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace ModelViewCallout_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
ModelDoc2 swModelDoc;
        
ModelDocExtension swModelDocExtn;
        
ModelViewManager ViewMgr;
        
ModelView swModelView;
        
Callout Viewcallout;

        
CalloutHandler handle = new CalloutHandler();

        
public void Main()
        {
            swModelDoc = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelDocExtn = swModelDoc.Extension;

            ViewMgr = swModelDoc.ModelViewManager;
            ViewMgr.ViewportDisplay = (
int)swViewportDisplay_e.swViewportFourView;
            swModelDoc.GetModelViewCount();
            swModelView = (
ModelView)swModelDoc.GetFirstModelView();
            
while (((swModelView != null)))
            {
                Viewcallout = swModelView.CreateCallout(1, handle);
                Viewcallout.set_Label2(0,
"TEST");
                Viewcallout.SkipColon =
false;
                Viewcallout.set_ValueInactive(0,
true);
                Viewcallout.SetTargetPoint(0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0);
                Viewcallout.Display(
true);
                System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();
                swModelView = (
ModelView)swModelView.GetNext();
            }

        }

        
public SldWorks swApp;

    }

    [
ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
    
public class CalloutHandler : SwCalloutHandler
    {

        
public bool OnStringValueChanged(object pManipulator, int RowID, string Text)
        {

            
Debug.Print("Text: " + Text);
            
Debug.Print("Row: " + RowID);

            
return true;

        }

    }
}



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