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Get Layers Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the layers in a drawing document.

 

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Option Explicit

Public Enum swLineStyles_e

    swLineCONTINUOUS = 0

    swLineHIDDEN = 1

    swLinePHANTOM = 2

    swLineCHAIN = 3

    swLineCENTER = 4

    swLineSTITCH = 5

    swLineCHAINTHICK = 6

    swLineDEFAULT = 7

End Enum

Public Enum swLineWeights_e

    swLW_NONE = -1

    swLW_THIN = 0

    swLW_NORMAL = 1

    swLW_THICK = 2

    swLW_THICK2 = 3

    swLW_THICK3 = 4

    swLW_THICK4 = 5

    swLW_THICK5 = 6

    swLW_THICK6 = 7

    swLW_NUMBER = 8

    swLW_LAYER = 9

End Enum

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swLayerMgr                  As SldWorks.LayerMgr

    Dim vLayerArr                   As Variant

    Dim vLayer                      As Variant

    Dim swLayer                     As SldWorks.Layer

        

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swLayerMgr = swModel.GetLayerManager

    

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  Current Layer = " & swLayerMgr.GetCurrentLayer

    Debug.Print ""

    

    vLayerArr = swLayerMgr.GetLayerList

    For Each vLayer In vLayerArr

        Set swLayer = swLayerMgr.GetLayer(vLayer)

    

        Debug.Print "  " & swLayer.Name

        Debug.Print "    Color          = " & swLayer.Color

        Debug.Print "    Description    = " & swLayer.Description

        Debug.Print "    GetId          = " & swLayer.GetId

        Debug.Print "    Style          = " & swLayer.Style

        Debug.Print "    Visible        = " & swLayer.Visible

        Debug.Print "    Width          = " & swLayer.Width

    Next

End Sub

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