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Set Text in Datum Tags and GTols Example (C#)

This example shows how to set the text in datum tags and geometric tolerances.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a drawing that contains at least one view, a datum feature,
//    and a geometric tolerance.
// 2. Open the Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Sets prefix, suffix, and callouts for the first GTol.
// 2. Inserts below frame text in the first GTol.
// 3. Edits below frame text.
// 4. Deletes the first line of the below frame.
// 5. Gets the datum tag label.
// 6. Examine the Immediate window.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------


using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;


 

namespace InsertEditBelowFrame_CSharp
{
    public partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
        public void Main()
        {
 
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            ModelView swModelView = default(ModelView);
            DrawingDoc swDraw = default(DrawingDoc);
            View swView = default(View);
            Gtol swDispGtol = default(Gtol);
            DatumTag swDatumTag = default(DatumTag);
            double Rect = 0;
            bool bRet = false;
 
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelView = (ModelView)swModel.ActiveView;
            swDraw = (DrawingDoc)swModel;
            swView = (View)swDraw.GetFirstView();
            //sheet
            swView = (View)swView.GetNextView();
 
            //Set text parts
            swDispGtol = (Gtol)swView.GetFirstGTOL();
            swDispGtol.SetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextPrefix, "Prefix");
            swDispGtol.SetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextSuffix, "Suffix");
            swDispGtol.SetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutAbove, "Above");
            swDispGtol.SetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutBelow, "Below");
            swDispGtol.SetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutBelow, "Below1");
            swDispGtol.SetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutBelow, "Below2");
 
            swModelView.GraphicsRedraw(Rect);
 
            //Get text parts
            Debug.Print("Callout above: " + swDispGtol.GetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutAbove));
            Debug.Print("Callout below: " + swDispGtol.GetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextCalloutBelow));
            Debug.Print("Prefix: " + swDispGtol.GetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextPrefix));
            Debug.Print("Suffix: " + swDispGtol.GetText((int)swGTolTextParts_e.swGTolTextSuffix));
 
            //Insert below frame text
            bRet = swDispGtol.InsertBelowFrameTextAt(1, "Line 1 of below frame");
            bRet = swDispGtol.InsertBelowFrameTextAt(2, "Line 2 of below frame");
            bRet = swDispGtol.InsertBelowFrameTextAt(3, "Line 3 of below frame");
 
            //Get below frame text
            Debug.Print("Below frame text:");
            Debug.Print("  swDispGtol.GetBelowFrameTextAt(1)");
            Debug.Print("  swDispGtol.GetBelowFrameTextAt(2)");
            Debug.Print("  swDispGtol.GetBelowFrameTextAt(3)");
 
            //Inserts a line at index position 2, because overwrite is set to False
            bRet = swDispGtol.SetBelowFrameTextAt(2, "Line 2 edited in below frame"false);
            Debug.Print("  swDispGtol.GetBelowFrameTextAt(2)");
 
            bRet = swDispGtol.DeleteBelowFrameTextAt(1);
            //Deletes the first line in the below frame
            //bRet = swDispGtol.DeleteBelowFrameTextAt(-1)  'Deletes all below frame text
 
            swDatumTag = (DatumTag)swView.GetFirstDatumTag();
            swDatumTag.SetText((int)swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextPrefix, "prefix");
            swDatumTag.SetText((int)swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextSuffix, "suffix");
            swDatumTag.SetText((int)swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextCalloutAbove, "above");
            swDatumTag.SetText((int)swDatumTagTextParts_e.swDatumTagTextCalloutBelow, "below");
            Debug.Print("Datum tag label: " + swDatumTag.GetLabel());
 
            swModelView.GraphicsRedraw(Rect);
        }
 
        // The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
}
 



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