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Insert Alternate Position View Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert an Alternate Position View.

 

'--------------------------------------------------

'

' Preconditions: Drawing sheet is open with a

'                drawing view selected.

'

' Postconditions: An alternate position view is created.

'

'--------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swView As SldWorks.View

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

 

Sub main()

 

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

 

    ' Select the drawing on which to superimpose

    ' an Alternate Position View

    Set swView = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)

    

    ' Insert the Alternate Position View and

    ' create the configuration called Configxxx

    Set swView = swView.InsertAlternateView("Configxxx")

    

    ' Print the type of view; should be 10, which

    ' is an Alternate Position View

    If Not swView Is Nothing Then

        Debug.Print "Type of view: " & swView.Type

    End If

           

End Sub



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