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Hide or Show First Column in Hole Table Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to hide the first column in a hole table.

'-----------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\samples\tutorial\api\simplehole.slddrw.
' 2. Select the hole table feature in the FeatureManager
'    design tree.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Hides the first column.
' 2. Examine the hole table and Immediate window.
'
' NOTE: Because the drawing is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
'-------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics


Partial Class SolidWorksMacro


    Public Sub main()
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
        Dim swHoleTableAnnotation As HoleTableAnnotation
        Dim swTableAnnotation As TableAnnotation
        Dim swAnnotation As Annotation
        Dim swHoleTable As HoleTable


        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager


        If (swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectCount = 0 Or Not (swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectType(1) = swSelectType_e.swSelHOLETABLEFEATS)) Then
            MsgBox("Please select a hole table feature in the FeatureManager design tree.")
            Exit Sub
        End If


        swHoleTable = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        swHoleTableAnnotation = swHoleTable.GetTableAnnotations(0)
        swTableAnnotation = swHoleTableAnnotation
        swAnnotation = swTableAnnotation.GetAnnotation

        ' If first column hidden, then show it
        If (swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0)) Then
            Debug.Print(" First column hidden before API call: " & swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0))
            swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0) = False
            Debug.Print(" First column hidden after API call:  " & swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0))
        Else
            ' If first column shown, then hide it
            Debug.Print(" First column hidden before API call: " & swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0))
            swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0) = True
            Debug.Print(" First column hidden after API call:  " & swTableAnnotation.ColumnHidden(0))
        End If


    End Sub


    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 

End Class



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