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Get Components in Drawing View Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the components in a drawing view.

 

'----------------------------------------------

'

' Preconditions:

'         (1) Drawing document is open.

'         (2) Drawing view is selected.

'

' Postconditions: None

'

'----------------------------------------------

 

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swView                      As SldWorks.View

    Dim swRootDrawComp              As SldWorks.DrawingComponent

    Dim vDrawChildCompArr           As Variant

    Dim vDrawChildComp              As Variant

    Dim swDrawComp                  As SldWorks.DrawingComponent

    Dim swComp                      As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim swCompModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim i                           As Long

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swView = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swRootDrawComp = swView.RootDrawingComponent

    

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  View = " & swView.Name

    

    vDrawChildCompArr = swRootDrawComp.GetChildren

    For Each vDrawChildComp In vDrawChildCompArr

        Set swDrawComp = vDrawChildComp

        

        ' Returns NULL if underlying model is open in a different configuration

        Set swComp = swDrawComp.component

        

        If Not Nothing Is swComp Then

            ' Returns NULL if drawing is lightweight

            Set swCompModel = swComp.GetModelDoc

            

            Debug.Print " "

            Debug.Print "      Component        = " & swComp.Name2

            Debug.Print "      Configuration    = " & swComp.ReferencedConfiguration

        

            If Not Nothing Is swCompModel Then

                Debug.Print "      File             = " & swCompModel.GetPathName

                Debug.Print " "

            End If

        End If

    Next

End Sub

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