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Activate Each View on Current Sheet Example (VBA)

This example shows how to activate each drawing view on the current sheet.

'----------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing with one or more drawing views.
' 2. Click a drawing view to activate it.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Activates each drawing view on the current sheet.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
'-----------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Sub main()
    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swDraw As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
    Dim swSheet As SldWorks.Sheet
    Dim swView As SldWorks.View
    Dim swActiveView As SldWorks.View
    Dim bRet As Boolean
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swDraw = swModel
    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet
    Set swActiveView = swDraw.ActiveDrawingView
    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView
    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  " & swSheet.GetName
    Debug.Print "  Active view = " & swActiveView.GetName2
    Debug.Print ""
    While Not swView Is Nothing
        Debug.Print "    " & swView.GetName2 & " [" & swView.Type & "]"
        ' Returns false if trying to activate the drawing sheet
        bRet = swDraw.ActivateView(swView.GetName2):
        If False = bRet Then
            Debug.Assert swSheet.GetName = swView.GetName2
            bRet = swDraw.ActivateSheet(swView.GetName2)
        End If
        Debug.Assert bRet
        Set swView = swView.GetNextView
    Wend
End Sub



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