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Anchor a Note Example (VBA)

This example shows how to:

  • insert a note.
  • set a note's text to all uppercase and its vertical justification to bottom.
  • anchor and position a note.

' Preconditions: Open public_documents\tutorial\advdrawings\foodprocessor.slddrw.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Inserts a note.
' 2. Sets the note's text to all uppercase and its vertical justification
'    to bottom.
' 3. Locks the note at the specified position.
' 4. Examine the graphics area.
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim myNote As SldWorks.Note
Dim myAnnotation As SldWorks.Annotation
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc   

    Set myNote = Part.InsertNote("Drawing View1 Note")
    If Not myNote Is Nothing Then
       myNote.AllUpperCase = True
       myNote.SetTextVerticalJustification (swTextAlignmentVertical_e.swTextAlignmentBottom)
       myNote.LockPosition = True
       Set myAnnotation = myNote.GetAnnotation()
       If Not myAnnotation Is Nothing Then
          boolstatus = myAnnotation.SetPosition(0.2, 0.269, 0)
       End If
    End If   

    Part.ClearSelection2 True

End Sub

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