I made a macro that changes the default standard to ansi from iso, then changes the ordinate dimensions back to iso and changes the arrow head back to a slash.
The reason why I am ultimately doing this is after setting the document to ansi i still want the chain dimensions on the ordinate dims. If this is the only way to go about doing this, here is the code.
My problem with the code below, is that it doesn't take full effect unless i open up document properties and then close the window, does it fully work, thus putting the chain dimensions back on the ordinate dimensions.
Dim swApp As Object
Dim Part As Object
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
Dim longstatus As Long, longwarnings As Long
Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc
' Change Document to ansi
boolstatus = Part.Extension.SetUserPreferenceInteger(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swDetailingDimensionStandard, 0, swDetailingStandard_e.swDetailingStandardANSI)
' Ordinate to ISO
boolstatus = Part.Extension.SetUserPreferenceInteger(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swDetailingDimensionStandard, swUserPreferenceOption_e.swDetailingOrdinateDimension, swDetailingStandard_e.swDetailingStandardISO)
'Dimensions head to Slash
boolstatus = Part.Extension.SetUserPreferenceInteger(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swDetailingArrowStyleForDimensions, swUserPreferenceOption_e.swDetailingDimension, swArrowStyle_e.swSLASH_ARROWHEAD)
I will try and post the a document that this works on tomorrow, as i can't show what i am working on. thanks for the help.