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Insert Revision Cloud into a Drawing Example (VB.NET)

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.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim Part As DrawingDoc
Dim RevCloud As RevisionCloud
Dim RevCloudAnno As Annotation
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

        Part = swApp.ActiveDoc
        boolstatus = Part.ActivateView(
"Drawing View1")

' Create a revision cloud with an elliptical shape
        RevCloud = Part.InsertRevisionCloud(1)
If Not RevCloud Is Nothing Then
            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

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class



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