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Get Drawing View Names and Types Example (VB.NET)

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.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Sub main()

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim swDraw As DrawingDoc
Dim swSheet As Sheet
Dim swView As View

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swDraw = swModel
        swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet
        swView = swDraw.GetFirstView

"File = " & swModel.GetPathName)
"  " & swSheet.GetName)

While Not swView Is Nothing
            Debug.Print("    " & swView.GetName2 & " [" & swView.Type & "]")
            swView = swView.GetNextView
End While

    End Sub

Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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