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Add Comment to Assembly Component Example (VBA)

This example shows how to add a comment to an assembly component.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open an assembly document.
' 2. Select a component in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 3. Open an Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions: A comment about the selected component is added to the
' document's Comments folder.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension


Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
   

    Dim selComp As SldWorks.Component2
    Dim selCompName As String
    Set selComp = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectsComponent4(1, -1)
   

    selCompName = selComp.Name2
   

    Dim newComment As SldWorks.Comment
    Set newComment = swModelDocExt.AddComment("This component's name is " & selCompName)

End Sub



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