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Get Base Views Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names of the base views for all of the views in a drawing.

 

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' Preconditions: Drawing document is open.

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' Postconditions: None

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Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swView                      As SldWorks.View

    Dim swBaseView                  As SldWorks.View

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView

    

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    

    Do While Not swView Is Nothing

        ' Returns NULL if no parent

        Set swBaseView = swView.GetBaseView

    

        Debug.Print "  " & swView.Name

        

        If Not swBaseView Is Nothing Then

            Debug.Print "    --> " & swBaseView.Name

        End If

        

        Set swView = swView.GetNextView

    Loop

End Sub

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