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Get Drawing View Names and Types Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the names and types of all of the drawing views on the current sheet.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a drawing document.
// 2. Open the Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Traverses the views on the current sheet and gets each view's type.
// 2. Inspect the Immediate window.
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 GetNextView_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro
public void Main()
ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
DrawingDoc swDraw = default(DrawingDoc);
Sheet swSheet = default(Sheet);
View swView = default(View);

            swModel = (
            swDraw = (
            swSheet = (
            swView = (

Debug.Print("File = " + swModel.GetPathName());
Debug.Print("  " + swSheet.GetName());

while ((swView != null))
Debug.Print("    " + swView.GetName2() + " [" + swView.Type + "]");
                swView = (

public SldWorks swApp;


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