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Insert Bend Table Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to insert a bend table in a drawing of a flattened sheet metal part.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing that contains a flat pattern view
'    of a flattened sheet metal part.
' 2. Replace install_dir with your SOLIDWORKS installation directory.
' 3. Select the flat pattern view (Drawing View1)
'    in the FeatureManager design tree.

' Postconditions:
' 1. A bend table is inserted for the selected view.
' 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

Dim Part As ModelDoc2
Dim swView As View
Dim myBendTableAnnot As BendTableAnnotation
Dim myBendTableFeat As BendTable

Sub main()

        Part = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swView = Part.SelectionManager.GetSelectedObjectsDrawingView2(1, -1)
        myBendTableAnnot = swView.InsertBendTable(
False, 0.3018189506239, 0.4876053587373, swBOMConfigurationAnchorType_e.swBOMConfigurationAnchor_TopLeft, "A", "install_dir\lang\english\bendtable-standard.sldbndtbt")

        myBendTableFeat = myBendTableAnnot.BendTable
"Starting tag: " & myBendTableFeat.StartingValue)
"swBendTableTagStyle_e option: " & myBendTableFeat.TagStyle)
"Number of bend table annotations: " & myBendTableFeat.GetTableAnnotationCount)


End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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