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Get Dependencies for Open and Unopened Documents Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names of any dependencies for an open or unopened document.




' Preconditions: None


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit


Sub main()


    ' Name of unopened document

    Const sDefaultName      As String = "d:\Samples\gears.sldasm"


    Dim swApp               As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel             As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim sDocName            As String

    Dim vDepend             As Variant

    Dim bRet                As Boolean

    Dim i                   As Long


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc


    If Not swModel Is Nothing Then

        sDocName = swModel.GetPathName


        sDocName = sDefaultName

    End If


    vDepend = swApp.GetDocumentDependencies2(sDocName, True, True, False)


    Debug.Print sDocName

    If IsEmpty(vDepend) Then

        Debug.Print "    No dependencies."

        Exit Sub

    End If



    For i = 0 To (UBound(vDepend) - 1) / 2

        Debug.Print "    " + vDepend(2 * i) + " --> " + vDepend(2 * i + 1)

    Next i

End Sub


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