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Get Face Hatch Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the number of face hatches in a standard or derived (detail, section, projected, broken, etc.) drawing view and data.

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

' Preconditions:

' 1. Drawing is open.

' 2. Standard or derived view is selected.

' 3. Run the macro (press F5).

'

' Postconditions: Examine the Immediate window to see

' the results.

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

Option Explicit

 

Sub main()

 

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swView                  As SldWorks.View

    Dim vFaceHatch              As Variant

    Dim swFaceHatch             As SldWorks.FaceHatch

    Dim i                       As Long

 

    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swView = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

    Debug.Print "View   = " & swView.Name

    Debug.Print "  Type = " & swView.Type

    vFaceHatch = swView.GetFaceHatches

    If IsEmpty(vFaceHatch) Then

        Debug.Print "  No face hatches in selected view."

        Exit Sub

    End If

    Debug.Print "  Number of face hatches in this view = " & (UBound(vFaceHatch) + 1)

    If Not IsEmpty(vFaceHatch) Then

        Debug.Print "  Face hatches ="

        Debug.Print ""

        For i = 0 To UBound(vFaceHatch)

            Set swFaceHatch = vFaceHatch(i)

            ' Get face hatch data

            Debug.Print "   Angle               = " & swFaceHatch.Angle * 57.3 & " degrees"

            Debug.Print "   Color               = " & swFaceHatch.Color

            Debug.Print "   Definition          = " + swFaceHatch.Definition

            Debug.Print "   Layer               = " & swFaceHatch.Layer

            Debug.Print "   Pattern             = " + swFaceHatch.Pattern

            Debug.Print "   Scale               = " & swFaceHatch.Scale2

            Debug.Print "   SolidFill           = " & swFaceHatch.SolidFill

            Debug.Print "   Material crosshatch = " & swFaceHatch.UseMaterialHatch

            Debug.Print "   -----------------------"

        Next i

    End If

End Sub



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