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Get Note Text Formatting Properties Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the text formatting out of a note in a drawing, display a standard font chooser dialog, and then modify the text formatting for the note.



Private Function EditNoteFont(Dialog As CommonDialog)

Dim swApp As Object

Dim Part As Object

Dim SelMgr As Object

Dim Note As Object

Dim TextFormat As Object


 Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

 Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc

 If Not Part Is Nothing Then


  Set SelMgr = Part.SelectionManager()

  If SelMgr.GetSelectedObjectCount() <> 1 Then

   MsgBox "Please select a note"

  ElseIf SelMgr.GetSelectedObjectType(1) <> swSelNOTES Then

   MsgBox "Please select a note"


   Set Note = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject2(1)

   Set TextFormat = Note.GetTextFormat()

   Dialog.FontBold = TextFormat.Bold

   Dialog.FontItalic = TextFormat.Italic

   Dialog.FontUnderline = TextFormat.Underline

   Dialog.FontStrikethru = TextFormat.Strikeout

   Dialog.FontName = TextFormat.TypeFaceName


   If TextFormat.IsHeightSpecifiedInPts() Then

    Dialog.FontSize = TextFormat.CharHeightInPts

   End If


   On Error GoTo CancelErr

   Dialog.Flags = &H101


   On Error GoTo 0


   TextFormat.Bold = Dialog.FontBold

   TextFormat.Italic = Dialog.FontItalic

   TextFormat.Underline = Dialog.FontUnderline

   TextFormat.Strikeout = Dialog.FontStrikethru

   TextFormat.TypeFaceName = Dialog.FontName

   If TextFormat.IsHeightSpecifiedInPts() Then

    TextFormat.CharHeightInPts = Dialog.FontSize

   End If


   Note.SetTextFormat 0, TextFormat


  End If


 End If


 Exit Function



  Exit Function


End Function



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