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Insert Revision Cloud into a Drawing Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to insert revision clouds into a drawing and access revision cloud data.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open:
'    install_dir\samples\tutorial\api\resetsketchvisibility.slddrw
'
' Postconditions: An elliptical revision cloud is inserted in the drawing.
'
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere,
' do not save changes when closing it.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Dim Part As DrawingDoc
    
Dim RevCloud As RevisionCloud
    
Dim RevCloudAnno As Annotation
    
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

        Part = swApp.ActiveDoc
        boolstatus = Part.ActivateView(
"Drawing View1")

        
' Create a revision cloud with an elliptical shape
        RevCloud = Part.InsertRevisionCloud(1)
        
If Not RevCloud Is Nothing Then
            RevCloudAnno = RevCloud.GetAnnotation
            
If Not RevCloudAnno Is Nothing Then
                ' Position the center of the elliptical revision cloud
                boolstatus = RevCloudAnno.SetPosition(0.270847371964905, 0.553263328912467, 0)
                RevCloud.ArcRadius = 0.00508
                
' Create a path point on the corner of an ellipse-inscribed rectangle
                boolstatus = RevCloud.SetPathPointAtIndex(-1, 0.378419710263212, 0.511051398694144, 0)
                
' Close the revision cloud path
                boolstatus = RevCloud.Finalize
            
End If
        End If

    End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 

 



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