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InsertNote Method (IModelDoc2)

Inserts a note in this document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertNote( _
   ByVal Text As System.String _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim Text As System.String
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.InsertNote(Text)
System.object InsertNote( 
   System.string Text
System.Object^ InsertNote( 
&   System.String^ Text


Text string or symbol for the note (see Remarks)

Return Value

Newly created note



If you use a symbol in Text, it must be formatted as:


where LibraryName and SymbolName are in the SOLIDWORKS text file C:\ProgramData\SolidWorks\SolidWorks 20nn\lang\english\gtol.sym.

NOTE: You must include the right- and left-angle brackets and separate LibraryName and SymbolName with a hyphen; for example, <MOD-DEG>.

The leader attachment points for the new note come from the selections made before calling this method. The initial location of the note will be near the selection location. If there are no selections, the note:

  • Does not have a leader

  • Is free standing

  • Is at the origin of the model or drawing

This method creates a default note. To adjust the display characteristics of this note, you should use the pointer that is returned by this method to access the properties and get and set methods of the Note object, such as INote::SetBalloon, INote::Angle, and INote::LockPosition. Use INote::GetAnnotation or INote::IGetAnnotation to retrieve the IAnnotation object.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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