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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
        swModelDoc.GetModelViewCount()
        swModelView = swModelDoc.GetFirstModelView
        
While (Not swModelView Is Nothing)
            Viewcallout = swModelView.CreateCallout(1, handle)
            Viewcallout.Label2(0) =
"TEST"
            Viewcallout.SkipColon = False
            Viewcallout.ValueInactive(0) = True
            Call Viewcallout.SetTargetPoint(0, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#)
            Viewcallout.Display(
True)
            
Stop
            swModelView = swModelView.GetNext
        
End While

    End Sub
    


    
Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class
 

Class1:

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swpublished
Imports System
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System.Diagnostics
<ComVisibleAttribute(
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

        Debug.Print(
"Text: " & Text)
        Debug.Print(
"Row: " & RowID)

        
Return True

    End Function

End
Class

 

 



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