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Set BOM Balloon Text Example (VBA)

This example shows how to set the text in a BOM balloon with custom text.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing document with a split-circle BOM balloon 
'    with custom text in the upper and lower portions of
'    of the balloon.
' 2. Select the balloon specified in step 1.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Appends new text to the existing text in the selected balloon.
' 2. Examine the selected balloon in the drawing and the
'    the Immediate window.
Option Explicit
Sub main()
    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swNote                      As SldWorks.Note
    Dim swAnn                       As SldWorks.Annotation
    Dim bRet                        As Boolean
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swNote = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    Set swAnn = swNote.GetAnnotation
    Debug.Assert swNote.IsBomBalloon
    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  Name = " & swAnn.GetName
    Debug.Print "    Upper text = " & swNote.GetBomBalloonText(True) & " [" & swNote.GetBomBalloonTextStyle(True) & "]"
    Debug.Print "    Lower text = " & swNote.GetBomBalloonText(False) & " [" & swNote.GetBomBalloonTextStyle(False) & "]"
    ' Append new text to existing text if balloon has custom text
    bRet = swNote.SetBomBalloonText(swNote.GetBomBalloonTextStyle(True), swNote.GetBomBalloonText(True) & " Upper", swNote.GetBomBalloonTextStyle(False), swNote.GetBomBalloonText(False) & " Lower")
End Sub

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