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Get Drawing View Names and Types Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names and types of all of the drawing views on the current sheet.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a drawing document.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Traverses the views on the current sheet and gets each view's type.
' 2. Inspect the Immediate window.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swDraw As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
    Dim swSheet As SldWorks.Sheet
    Dim swView As SldWorks.View
    Dim bRet As Boolean

    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swDraw = swModel
    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet
    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  " & swSheet.GetName

    While Not swView Is Nothing
        Debug.Print "    " & swView.GetName2 & " [" & swView.Type & "]"
        Set swView = swView.GetNextView
    Wend

End Sub



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