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Create a Callout in a Model View Example (VB.NET)

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
' 3. Copy #Class1: to a class named CalloutHandler.
' 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.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim swModelDoc As ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExtn As ModelDocExtension
Dim ViewMgr As ModelViewManager
Dim swModelView As ModelView
Dim Viewcallout As Callout
Dim handle As New CalloutHandler

Sub main()

        swModelDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExtn = swModelDoc.Extension

        ViewMgr = swModelDoc.ModelViewManager
        ViewMgr.ViewportDisplay = swViewportDisplay_e.swViewportFourView
        swModelView = swModelDoc.GetFirstModelView
While (Not swModelView Is Nothing)
            Viewcallout = swModelView.CreateCallout(1, handle)
            Viewcallout.Label2(0) =
            Viewcallout.SkipColon = False
            Viewcallout.ValueInactive(0) = True
            Call Viewcallout.SetTargetPoint(0, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#)
            swModelView = swModelView.GetNext
End While

    End Sub

Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished
Imports System
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System.Diagnostics
True)> _
Public Class CalloutHandler
Implements SwCalloutHandler

Public Function OnStringValueChanged(ByVal pManipulator As Object, ByVal RowID As Integer, ByVal Text As String) As Boolean Implements SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished.SwCalloutHandler.OnStringValueChanged

"Text: " & Text)
"Row: " & RowID)

Return True

    End Function




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