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Get Core Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the data for a core feature.




' Preconditions: Model document is open and a core

'                feature is selected.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim swComp As SldWorks.Component2

Dim swFeat As Feature

Dim swCoreFeat As SldWorks.coreFeatureData

Dim swSketch As SldWorks.Sketch

Dim trgB As SldWorks.Body2

Dim b As Boolean

Dim nam As String

Dim cap As Boolean

Dim d1 As Double

Dim d2 As Double

Dim ang As Double

Dim useDr As Boolean

Dim Drout As Boolean

Dim rev As Boolean

Dim typ1 As Long

Dim typ2 As Long

Dim dir1 As Object

Dim dir2 As Object

Dim e1 As Long

Dim e2 As Long

Dim ct As Long


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

Set swCoreFeat = swFeat.GetDefinition

' Roll back to the feature before the core feature

b = swCoreFeat.AccessSelections(swModel, swComp)

' Get the bounding sketch of the core feature

Set swFeat = swCoreFeat.BoundingSketch

nam = swFeat.Name

Debug.Print "Name of bound sketch = " & nam

cap = swCoreFeat.CapEnds

Debug.Print "Are ends capped? = " & cap

d1 = swCoreFeat.Depth(0)

Debug.Print "Depth along extraction direction = " & d1

d2 = swCoreFeat.Depth(1)

Debug.Print "Depth away extraction direction = " & d2

useDr = swCoreFeat.UseDraft

Debug.Print "Drafted? = " & useDr

If useDr Then

    ang = swCoreFeat.DraftAngle

    Debug.Print "Angle of draft = " & ang

    Drout = swCoreFeat.DraftOutward

    Debug.Print "Drafted outward? = " & Drout

End If

e1 = swCoreFeat.EndCondition(0)

Debug.Print "End condition along extraction = " & e1

e2 = swCoreFeat.EndCondition(1)

Debug.Print "End condition along extraction = " & e2

rev = swCoreFeat.ReverseDirection

Debug.Print "Direction of extraction reversed? = " & rev

ct = swCoreFeat.GetExtractionDirection(typ1, dir1, typ2, dir2)

Debug.Print "Number of entities that define extraction = " & ct


'Roll forward



End Sub

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