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Insert and Resize Sketch Slot (VB.NET)

This example shows how to insert a sketch slot and resize it.

 

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

'

' Preconditions:  Part document is open

'

' Postconditions: Sketch slot is inserted in a new

'                 sketch, then re-sized

'

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

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Imports System.Diagnostics

 

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

 

    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

    Dim swExt As ModelDocExtension

    Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

    Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Dim swPart As PartDoc

    Dim skManager As SketchManager

 

    Public Sub main()

 

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swExt = swModel.Extension

        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

        skManager = swModel.SketchManager

        swPart = swModel

 

        boolstatus = swExt.SelectByID2("Front Plane", "PLANE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)

 

        skManager.InsertSketch(True)

 

        Dim swSketchSlot As SketchSlot

        swSketchSlot = skManager.CreateSketchSlot(swSketchSlotCreationType_e.swSketchSlotCreationType_line, swSketchSlotLengthType_e.swSketchSlotLengthType_CenterCenter, 0.05, -0.05, 0, 0, 0.05, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, False)

 

        Dim lengthType As swSketchSlotLengthType_e

        lengthType = swSketchSlot.LengthType

 

        Debug.Print("Length: " & swSketchSlot.Length)

        Debug.Print("Length Type: " & lengthType.ToString())

        Debug.Print("Width: " & swSketchSlot.Width)

 

        Stop

 

        ' Edit the original slot

        swSketchSlot.Width = swSketchSlot.Width * 2.0#

        skManager.InsertSketch(True)

 

    End Sub

 

    ''' <summary>

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

    ''' </summary>

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class



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