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Insert Revision Cloud into a Drawing Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert revision clouds into a drawing and access revision cloud data.

' Preconditions: Open public_documents\samples\tutorial\api\resetsketchvisibility.slddrw.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Inserts an elliptical revision cloud in the drawing.
' 2. Examine the graphics area.
' NOTE: Because the drawing is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
' --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
Dim RevCloud As SldWorks.RevisionCloud
Dim RevCloudAnno As SldWorks.Annotation
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Option Explicit
Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc
    boolstatus = Part.ActivateView("Drawing View1")
    ' Create a revision cloud with an elliptical shape
    Set RevCloud = Part.InsertRevisionCloud(swRevisionCloudShape_Ellipse)
    If Not RevCloud Is Nothing Then
       Set RevCloudAnno = RevCloud.GetAnnotation()
       If Not RevCloudAnno Is Nothing Then
          ' Position the center of the elliptical revision cloud
          boolstatus = RevCloudAnno.SetPosition(0.270847371964905, 0.553263328912467, 0)
          RevCloud.ArcRadius = 0.00508
          ' Create a path point on the corner of an ellipse-inscribed rectangle
          boolstatus = RevCloud.SetPathPointAtIndex(-1, 0.378419710263212, 0.511051398694144, 0)
          ' Close the revision cloud path
          boolstatus = RevCloud.Finalize()
       End If
    End If

End Sub


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