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Get Arrow in Projected View Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the arrow in a projected view.

//------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Drawing is open.
// 2. Projected view is selected.
// 3. Projected view contains an arrow with a label.
// 4. Open the Immediate window.
// 5. Run the macro.
//
// Postconditions: Prints information about
// the projected view's arrow to the Immediate window.
//------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
 
namespace GetLabelProjectionArrowCSharp.csproj
{
    public partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        public void ProcessTextFormat(SldWorks swApp, ModelDoc2 swModel, TextFormat swTextFormat)
        {
            Debug.Print("    BackWards                    = " + swTextFormat.BackWards);
            Debug.Print("    Bold                         = " + swTextFormat.Bold);
            Debug.Print("    CharHeight                   = " + swTextFormat.CharHeight);
            Debug.Print("    CharHeightInPts              = " + swTextFormat.CharHeightInPts);
            Debug.Print("    CharSpacingFactor            = " + swTextFormat.CharSpacingFactor);
            Debug.Print("    Escapement                   = " + swTextFormat.Escapement);
            Debug.Print("    IsHeightSpecifiedInPts       = " + swTextFormat.IsHeightSpecifiedInPts());
            Debug.Print("    Italic                       = " + swTextFormat.Italic);
            Debug.Print("    LineLength                   = " + swTextFormat.LineLength);
            Debug.Print("    LineSpacing                  = " + swTextFormat.LineSpacing);
            Debug.Print("    ObliqueAngle                 = " + swTextFormat.ObliqueAngle);
            Debug.Print("    Strikeout                    = " + swTextFormat.Strikeout);
            Debug.Print("    TypeFaceName                 = " + swTextFormat.TypeFaceName);
            Debug.Print("    Underline                    = " + swTextFormat.Underline);
            Debug.Print("    UpsideDown                   = " + swTextFormat.UpsideDown);
            Debug.Print("    Vertical                     = " + swTextFormat.Vertical);
            Debug.Print("    WidthFactor                  = " + swTextFormat.WidthFactor);
            Debug.Print("");
        }
 
 
        public void Main()
        {
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            SelectionMgr swSelMgr = default(SelectionMgr);
            DrawingDoc swDraw = default(DrawingDoc);
            View swView = default(View);
            ProjectionArrow swProjArr = default(ProjectionArrow);
            View swBaseView = default(View);
            double[] vCoord = null;
            TextFormat swTextFormat = default(TextFormat);
            bool bRet = false;
 
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swDraw = (DrawingDoc)swModel;
            swSelMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swView = (View)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            swProjArr = (ProjectionArrow)swView.GetProjectionArrow();
            swBaseView = (View)swProjArr.GetView();
            swTextFormat = (TextFormat)swProjArr.GetTextFormat();
            vCoord = (double[])swProjArr.GetCoordinates();
            Debug.Print("File = " + swModel.GetPathName());
            Debug.Print("  " + swView.Name + " --> " + swBaseView.Name);
            Debug.Print("  Coordinates              = (" + vCoord[0] * 1000.0 + ", " + vCoord[1] * 1000.0 + ", " + vCoord[2] * 1000.0 + ") mm");
            Debug.Print("  Label                    = " + swProjArr.GetLabel());
            Debug.Print("  Use document text format = " + swProjArr.GetUseDocTextFormat());
 
            ProcessTextFormat(swApp, swModel, swTextFormat);
 
 
        }
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
 
}

 

 

 



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