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Get Projected Curve Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get a projected curve on one or more faces.

 

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

'

' Preconditions:

'        (1) Model document is open.

'        (2) Curve has been projected on one or more faces of the model.

'

' Postconditions: None

'

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

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swFeat                      As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swProjCurveFeat             As SldWorks.ProjectionCurveFeatureData

    Dim swSketchFeat                As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swSketch                    As SldWorks.sketch

    Dim vFaceArr                    As Variant

    Dim vFace                       As Variant

    Dim swFace                      As SldWorks.face2

    Dim swEnt                       As SldWorks.entity

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swProjCurveFeat = swFeat.GetDefinition

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  " & swFeat.Name

    Debug.Print "    Reverse        = " & swProjCurveFeat.reverse

    

    ' Rollv back to access to the geometric entities

    bRet = swProjCurveFeat.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing): Debug.Assert bRet

    Set swSketchFeat = swProjCurveFeat.sketch   

    Set swSketch = swSketchFeat.GetSpecificFeature2

    

    Debug.Print "    Sketch         = " & swSketchFeat.Name

    

    vFaceArr = swProjCurveFeat.faceArray

    For Each vFace In vFaceArr

        Set swFace = vFace

        Set swEnt = swFace

        

        bRet = swEnt.Select4(True, Nothing): Debug.Assert bRet

    Next vFace

    Stop

    

    swProjCurveFeat.ReleaseSelectionAccess

End Sub

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