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Select Silhouette Edge Attached to Note Example (VBA)

This example shows how to select a silhouette edge attached to a note in a drawing.

'-------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open the Immediate window.
' 2. Run the macro.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens the specified drawing document.
' 2. Activates Drawing View1.
' 3. Gets the note in Drawing View1
'    and the silhouette edge to which
'    the note is attached.
' 4. Prints a message to Immediate window
'    indicating that the silhouette edge
'    to which the note is attached is selected.
' 5. Examine the Immediate window to verify.
' 6. Close the Drawing View1 PropertyManager page
'    and close the drawing document.
'---------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swDrawing As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
Dim swView As SldWorks.View
Dim swSilhouetteEdge As SldWorks.SilhouetteEdge
Dim swNote As SldWorks.Note
Dim swAnnotation As SldWorks.Annotation
Dim status As Boolean
Dim errors As Long
Dim warnings As Long
Dim fileName As String
Dim params As Variant
Dim obj As Variant
Sub main()
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    fileName = "C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\samples\tutorial\api\cylinder20.SLDDRW"
    Set swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
    Set swDrawing = swModel
    status = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View1")
    Set swView = swDrawing.ActiveDrawingView
    
    ' Get note and any attached entities
    Set swNote = swView.GetFirstNote
    Set swAnnotation = swNote.GetAnnotation
    params = swAnnotation.GetAttachedEntities3
    ' Select the silhouette edge to which the note is attached
    For Each obj In params
        Set swSilhouetteEdge = obj
        status = swSilhouetteEdge.Select2(False, Nothing)
        If status Then
            Debug.Print ("Silhouette edge selected.")
        End If
    Next
End Sub


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