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Create Broken View Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to create and remove a broken view.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Verify that the specified file to open exists.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens the specified drawing and selects Drawing View1.
' 2. Examine the drawing, then press F5.
' 3. Inserts break lines in Drawing View1.
' 4. Examine the drawing, then press F5.
' 5. Modifies the positions of the break lines and breaks the view.
' 6. Examine the drawing, then press F5.
' 7. Removes the break from Drawing View1.
' 8. Examine the drawing and the Immediate window.
'
' NOTE: Because this drawing document is used elsewhere,
' do not save changes.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Public Sub Main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swDrawingDoc As DrawingDoc
        Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
        Dim swSelectionManager As SelectionMgr
        Dim swSelectData As SelectData
        Dim swView As View
        Dim swBreakLine As BreakLine
        Dim fileName As String
        Dim status As Boolean
        Dim errors As Integer
        Dim warnings As Integer
 
        fileName = "C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\samples\tutorial\api\box.slddrw"
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
        swDrawingDoc = swModel
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
 
        ' Activate and select the view to break
        status = swDrawingDoc.ActivateView("Drawing View1")
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Drawing View1""DRAWINGVIEW", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
        swSelectionManager = swModel.
SelectionManager
        swSelectData = swSelectionManager.CreateSelectData
        swView = swSelectionManager.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

        Stop
        ' Examine the drawing; press F5
 
        ' Insert the break lines
        swBreakLine = swView.InsertBreak(0, -0.0291950859897372, 0.0198236302285804, 1)

        Stop
        ' Break lines inserted; press F5


        ' Reset position of break lines
        status = swBreakLine.SetPosition(-0.03, 0.05)
        swModel.EditRebuild3

        Debug.Print(
"Break line: ")
        Debug.Print(
" Selected: " & swBreakLine.Select(True, Nothing))

        Debug.Print(
" Style: " & swBreakLine.Style)
        Debug.Print(
" Orientation: " & swBreakLine.Orientation)
        Debug.Print(
" Position: " & swBreakLine.GetPosition(0))

        swDrawingDoc.BreakView()

        Stop
        ' Positions of the break lines are modified, and the view is broken
        ' Press F5


       
' Remove the break lines
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Drawing View1", "DRAWINGVIEW", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
        swDrawingDoc.UnBreakView()
 

        ' Break is removed
 
    End Sub
 
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class



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