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Get Mirror Feature Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get a mirror feature's data.




' Preconditions:

'        (1) Model document is open.

'        (2) Mirror feature is selected.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swFeat                  As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swMirrorPatt            As SldWorks.MirrorPatternFeatureData

    Dim vFaceArr                As Variant

    Dim vPattArr                As Variant

    Dim swFace                  As SldWorks.face2

    Dim swFeatPatt              As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swEnt                   As SldWorks.Entity

    Dim swPlaneFeat             As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swSelData               As SldWorks.SelectData

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean

    Dim i                       As Long


    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData

    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swMirrorPatt = swFeat.GetDefinition


    ' Get mirror feature's data

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  " & swFeat.Name

    Debug.Print "    GeometryPattern        = " & swMirrorPatt.GeometryPattern

    Debug.Print "    MirrorFaceCount        = " & swMirrorPatt.GetMirrorFaceCount

    Debug.Print "    MirrorPlaneType        = " & swMirrorPatt.GetMirrorPlaneType

    Debug.Print "    PatternFeatureCount    = " & swMirrorPatt.GetPatternFeatureCount

    ' Roll back to get to the faces and features

    bRet = swMirrorPatt.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing): Debug.Assert bRet

    swModel.ClearSelection2 True

    bRet = False


    If 1 = swMirrorPatt.GetMirrorPlaneType Then

        Set swPlaneFeat = swMirrorPatt.Plane


        ' Cannot select a reference plane through Entity, so

        ' use Feature

        Debug.Print "    Plane                  = " & swPlaneFeat.Name


        bRet = swPlaneFeat.Select2(True, 0): Debug.Assert bRet


        ' Select face through Entity

        Set swEnt = swMirrorPatt.Plane


        bRet = swEnt.Select4(True, swSelData): Debug.Assert bRet

    End If

    Debug.Assert bRet

    If bRet Then Stop



    vFaceArr = swMirrorPatt.MirrorFaceArray

    If Not IsEmpty(vFaceArr) Then

        swModel.ClearSelection2 True

        bRet = False


        For i = 0 To UBound(vFaceArr)

            Set swFace = vFaceArr(i)

            Set swEnt = swFace


            bRet = swEnt.Select4(True, swSelData): Debug.Assert bRet

        Next i

        If bRet Then Stop

    End If



    vPattArr = swMirrorPatt.PatternFeatureArray

    If Not IsEmpty(vPattArr) Then

        swModel.ClearSelection2 True

        bRet = False


        For i = 0 To UBound(vPattArr)

            Set swFeatPatt = vPattArr(i)


            Debug.Print "    Feature (" & i & ")            = " & swFeatPatt.Name


            bRet = swFeatPatt.Select2(True, 0): Debug.Assert bRet

        Next i

        If bRet Then Stop

    End If



    ' Cancel changes


End Sub


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