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Select Silhouette Edge Attached to Note Example (VB.NET)

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.
'---------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    Dim swDrawing As DrawingDoc
    Dim swView As View
    Dim swSilhouetteEdge As SilhouetteEdge
    Dim swNote As Note
    Dim swAnnotation As Annotation
    Dim status As Boolean
    Dim errors As Integer
    Dim warnings As Integer
    Dim fileName As String
    Dim params As Object
    Dim obj As Object
 
    Sub Main()
 
        fileName = "C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\samples\tutorial\api\cylinder20.SLDDRW"
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
        swDrawing = swModel
        status = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View1")
        swView = swDrawing.ActiveDrawingView
 
        ' Get note and any attached entities
        swNote = swView.GetFirstNote
        swAnnotation = swNote.GetAnnotation
        params = swAnnotation.GetAttachedEntities3
        ' Select the silhouette edge to which the note is attached
        For Each obj In params
            swSilhouetteEdge = obj
            status = swSilhouetteEdge.Select2(FalseNothing)
            If status Then
                Debug.Print("Silhouette edge selected.")
            End If
        Next
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class


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