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Get Annotations Example (VBA)

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.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension
Dim swAnnotation As SldWorks.Annotation
Dim iAnnoCnt As Integer
Dim arrAnnotation As Variant
Dim i As Integer
Dim IAnnoType As Integer

Option Explicit

Sub main()

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

    iAnnoCnt = swModelDocExt.GetAnnotationCount()
   

    If iAnnoCnt > 0 Then
   

    arrAnnotation = swModelDocExt.GetAnnotations()
   

        For i = LBound(arrAnnotation) To UBound(arrAnnotation)
       

            Set swAnnotation = arrAnnotation(i)
           

            IAnnoType = swAnnotation.GetType()
           

            Select Case IAnnoType
               

                Case 1
                    Debug.Print "Annotation: Thread"
               

                Case 2
                    Debug.Print "Annotation: Datum Tag"
                   

                Case 3
                    Debug.Print "Annotation: Datum Target Symbol"
                   

                Case 4
                    Debug.Print "Annotation: Display Diamension"
                   

                Case 5
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Gtol"
                    

                Case 6
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Note"
               

                Case 7
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: SFS Symbol"
                   

                Case 8
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Weld Symbol"
                   

                Case 9
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Custom Symbol"
                   

                Case 10
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Dowel Symbol"
           

                Case 11
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Leader"
                   

                Case 12
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Block"
           

                Case 13
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Center Mark symbol"
           

                Case 14
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Table Annotation"
           

                Case 15
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Center Line"
           

                Case 16
                     Debug.Print "Annotation: Datum Origin"
           

                   
             End Select
       

        Next
   

    End If

End Sub

 



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