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Text Property (ITableAnnotation)

Gets or sets the text in the specified cell in this table.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property Text( _
   ByVal Row As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Column As System.Integer _
) As System.String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ITableAnnotation
Dim Row As System.Integer
Dim Column As System.Integer
Dim value As System.String
instance.Text(Row, Column) = value
value = instance.Text(Row, Column)
System.string Text( 
   System.int Row,
   System.int Column
) {get; set;}
property System.String^ Text {
   System.String^ get(System.int Row, System.int Column);
   void set (System.int Row, System.int Column, System.String^ value);



Index of the row

Index of the column

Property Value

Cell text



Index for both rows and columns is 0-based.

This property returns the string that drives the text displayed in the specified cell. For example, the string returned by this property would be the parameter string if the cell is linked to a dimension value or custom property. To get the text actually displayed in the cell, use ITableAnnotation::DisplayedText.

Table annotation:

  • BOM: All cells are editable.

  • General : All cells are editable.

  • Hole: Only some columns are editable because some information is automatically generated, thus, that information cannot be edited. The header row and custom columns are editable.

  • Revision: All cells are editable

You might experience decreased performance when updating  the text in multiple cells in large tables because the table is rebuilt after changing the text in a cell. To increase performance while updating the text in large tables:

  1. Set IAnnotation::Visible to false. (The table is not rebuilt while the table is hidden.)

  2. Update the text in the table cells.

  3. Set IAnnotation::Visible to true.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2004 FCS, Revision Number 12.0

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