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Set Text in Datum Tags and GTols Example (VBA)

This example shows how to set the text in datum tags and geometric tolerances.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing that contains at least one view, a datum feature,
'    and a geometric tolerance.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Appends the specified text to each annotation.
' 2. Gets the datum tag label.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelView As SldWorks.ModelView
Dim swDraw As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
Dim swView As SldWorks.View
Dim swDispGtol As SldWorks.Gtol
Dim swDatumTag As SldWorks.DatumTag
Dim Rect As Variant

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swModelView = swModel.ActiveView
    Set swDraw = swModel
    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView 'sheet
    Set swView = swView.GetNextView
   

    Set swDispGtol = swView.GetFirstGTOL
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextPrefix, "prefix"
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextSuffix, "suffix"
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextCalloutAbove, "above"
    swDispGtol.SetText swGTolTextCalloutBelow, "below"
   

    Set swDatumTag = swView.GetFirstDatumTag
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextPrefix, "prefix"
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextSuffix, "suffix"
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextCalloutAbove, "above"
    swDatumTag.SetText swDatumTagTextCalloutBelow, "below"

    Debug.Print ("Datum tag label: " & swDatumTag.GetLabel)    

    Set Rect = Nothing
    swModelView.GraphicsRedraw (Rect)

End Sub

 



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