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Get Named Entities Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get named entities.  



' Preconditions:

'        (1) Part is open.

'        (2) Part has at least one named entity.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Sub main()

     Dim swApp               As SldWorks.SldWorks

     Dim swModel             As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

     Dim swPart              As SldWorks.PartDoc

     Dim vNamedEntity        As Variant

     Dim swEnt               As entity

     Dim nEntCount           As Long

     Dim i                   As Long

     Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

     Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

     Set swPart = swModel

' Retrieve the full path name for the part

     Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

' Determine the total number of named entities in the part and print that value

     Debug.Print "  Number named entities = " & swPart.GetNamedEntitiesCount

     Debug.Print ""

     vNamedEntity = swPart.GetNamedEntities

     For i = 0 To UBound(vNamedEntity)

         Set swEnt = vNamedEntity(i)

    ' Print the name of each named entity

         Debug.Print "  Entity(" & i & ") = " & swPart.GetEntityName(swEnt)

     Next i

 End Sub


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