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Set Text in Datum Tags and GTols Example (VBA)

This example shows how to set the text in datum tags and geometric tolerances.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing that contains at least one view, a datum feature,
'    and a geometric tolerance.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Appends the specified text to each annotation.
' 2. Prints the datum tag label to the Immediate window.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelView                 As SldWorks.ModelView
Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
Dim swView                      As SldWorks.View
Dim swDispGtol                  As SldWorks.Gtol
Dim swDatumTag                  As SldWorks.DatumTag
Dim Rect                        As Variant

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swModelView = swModel.ActiveView
    Set swDraw = swModel
    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView 'sheet
    Set swView = swView.GetNextView

    Set swDispGtol = swView.GetFirstGTOL
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextPrefix, "prefix"
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextSuffix, "suffix"
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextCalloutAbove, "above"
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextCalloutBelow, "below"

    Set swDatumTag = swView.GetFirstDatumTag
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextPrefix, "prefix"
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextSuffix, "suffix"
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextCalloutAbove, "above"
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextCalloutBelow, "below"

    Debug.Print ("Datum tag label: " & swDatumTag.GetLabel)    

    Set Rect = Nothing
    swModelView.GraphicsRedraw (Rect)

End Sub


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