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Get Sheet in Multi-Sheet Drawing Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get each sheet in a multi-sheet drawing regardless whether the sheet  is loaded.


' Preconditions:

' 1. Click File > Open.

' 2. Open:

'  <SolidWorks_install_dir>\samples\tutorial\advdrawings\foodprocessor.sldrw

' 3. Select Selected and select Sheet1 in Select sheets to load .

' 4. Click Open.

' 5. Run the macro.


' Postconditions: Only Sheet1 is loaded.


' NOTE: Because this drawing document is used by a

'       SolidWorks online tutorial, do not save any

'       changes when closing the document.


Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Imports System.Diagnostics


Partial Class SolidWorksMacro


    Public Sub main()


        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

        Dim swDraw As DrawingDoc

        Dim vSheetName As Object

        Dim i As Integer

        Dim bRet As Boolean


        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swDraw = swModel


        ' Get the sheets in the drawing document

        vSheetName = swDraw.GetSheetNames


        ' Traverse the drawing sheets and determine whether

        ' they're loaded

        For i = 0 To UBound(vSheetName)

            bRet = swDraw.ActivateSheet(vSheetName(i))

            Dim swSheet As Sheet

            swSheet = swDraw.Sheet(vSheetName(i))

            'swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet

            If (swSheet.IsLoaded) Then

                Debug.Print(vSheetName(i) & " is loaded.")


                Debug.Print(vSheetName(i) & " is not loaded.")

            End If

        Next i


    End Sub


    ''' <summary>

    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

    ''' </summary>

    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

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