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Insert Magnetic Line Example (C#)

This example shows how to insert a magnetic line in a drawing sheet.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open:
//    install_dir\samples\tutorial\api\Assem20.slddrw.
// 2. Press F5 repeatedly while observing the changes in the sheet.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. A magnetic line is inserted.
// 2. Two notes are attached to the magnetic line.
// 3. One note is detached from the magnetic line.
//
// NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere,
// do not save changes when closing it.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace InsertMagneticLine_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
ModelDoc2 Part;
        
DrawingDoc swDraw;
        
Note swNote;
        
Annotation anno;
        
MathUtility MathUtil;
        
MathPoint StartPoint;
        
MathPoint EndPoint;
        
MathPoint NewLocation;
        
MagneticLine MagLine;
        
object startPointArray;
        
double[] startPointCoords = new double[3];
        
object endPointArray;
        
double[] endPointCoords = new double[3];
        
object vAnnPos;
        
Sheet myDrawingSheet;
        
bool boolstatus;

        
SelectionMgr swSelMgr;

        
public void Main()
        {
            Part = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swDraw = (
DrawingDoc)Part;
            swSelMgr = (
SelectionMgr)Part.SelectionManager;

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2(
"DetailItem350@Drawing View1", "NOTE", 0.1999417828571, 0.1868875085714, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swNote = (
Note)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);

            MathUtil = (
MathUtility)swApp.GetMathUtility();

            startPointCoords[0] = 0.00792759673091;
            startPointCoords[1] = 0.01114535920683;
            startPointCoords[2] = 0;
            startPointArray = startPointCoords;
            StartPoint = (
MathPoint)MathUtil.CreatePoint((startPointArray));

            endPointCoords[0] = 0.2681801120698;
            endPointCoords[1] = 0.2077950154354;
            endPointCoords[2] = 0;
            endPointArray = endPointCoords;
            EndPoint = (
MathPoint)MathUtil.CreatePoint((endPointArray));

            myDrawingSheet = (
Sheet)swDraw.GetCurrentSheet();
            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();

            MagLine = myDrawingSheet.InsertMagneticLine(StartPoint, EndPoint);
            MagLine.EqualSpacing =
true;
            
Debug.Print("Number of magnetic lines on this sheet: " + myDrawingSheet.GetMagneticLinesCount());
            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();

            
Debug.Print("First note attached to magnetic line? " + MagLine.AddNote(swNote, 1E-06));
            
// If EqualSpacing is True then Position is ignored
            Debug.Print("Number of notes attached to the magnetic line: " + MagLine.GetNotesCount());
            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();

            
Debug.Print("Angle in radians of the magnetic line: " + MagLine.Angle);
            
Debug.Print("Length in meters of the magnetic line: " + MagLine.Length);

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2(
"DetailItem352@Drawing View3", "NOTE", 0.1944023085714, 0.1194905714286, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swNote = (
Note)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);
            
Debug.Print("Second note attached to magnetic line? " + MagLine.AddNote(swNote, 1E-06));
            
// This fails because note belongs to a different view
            anno = (Annotation)swNote.GetAnnotation();
            
Debug.Print("Number of notes attached to the magnetic line: " + MagLine.GetNotesCount());
            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2(
"DetailItem351@Drawing View1", "NOTE", 0.1944023085714, 0.1194905714286, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swNote = (
Note)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);
            anno = (
Annotation)swNote.GetAnnotation();
            vAnnPos = anno.GetPosition();
            
Debug.Print("Second note attached to magnetic line? " + MagLine.AddNote(swNote, 1E-06));
            
// This succeeds because note belongs to same view as previously added note
            Debug.Print("Number of notes attached to the magnetic line: " + MagLine.GetNotesCount());
            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();

            
// Detach a note from the magnetic line
            NewLocation = (MathPoint)MathUtil.CreatePoint((vAnnPos));
            
Debug.Print("Note detached from magnetic line? " + MagLine.RemoveNote(swNote, NewLocation));
            
// Move the note to its original position
            Debug.Print("Number of notes attached to the magnetic line: " + MagLine.GetNotesCount());

        }

        
public SldWorks swApp;

    }

}



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