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Get Annotations Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the annotations of a model.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a model with one or more annotations.
// 2. Open an Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions: All the annotations are printed in the Immediate window.
//----------------------------------------------------------------------------

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;

namespace GetAnnotations_CSharp.csproj
{
    
public partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {


        
public void Main()
        {
            
ModelDoc2 swModel;
            
ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt;
            
Annotation swAnnotation;
            
int iAnnoCnt;
            
Object[] arrAnnotation;
            
int IAnnoType;


            swModel = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelDocExt = (
ModelDocExtension)swModel.Extension;

            iAnnoCnt = swModelDocExt.GetAnnotationCount();

            
if (iAnnoCnt > 0)
            {
                arrAnnotation = (
Object[])swModelDocExt.GetAnnotations();

                
for (int i = 0; i <= arrAnnotation.Length - 1; i++)
                {
                    swAnnotation = (
Annotation)arrAnnotation[i];

                    IAnnoType = swAnnotation.GetType();

                    
switch (IAnnoType)
                    {
                        
case 1:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Thread");
                            
break;
                        
case 2:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Datum Tag");
                            
break;
                        
case 3:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Datum Target Symbol");
                            
break;
                        
case 4:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Display Diamension");
                            
break;
                        
case 5:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Gtol");
                            
break;
                        
case 6:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Note");
                            
break;
                        
case 7:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: SFS Symbol");
                            
break;
                        
case 8:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Weld Symbol");
                            
break;
                        
case 9:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Custom Symbol");
                            
break;
                        
case 10:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Dowel Symbol");
                            
break;
                        
case 11:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Leader");
                            
break;
                        
case 12:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Block");
                            
break;
                        
case 13:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Center Mark symbol");
                            
break;
                        
case 14:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Table Annotation");
                            
break;
                        
case 15:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Center Line ");
                            
break;
                        
case 16:
                            
Debug.Print("Annotation: Datum Origin");
                            
break;
                    }
                }
            }
        }
      
        
public SldWorks swApp;
    }
}



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