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Get Properties of Sketch-Pattern Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the properties of a Sketch-Pattern feature.

 

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' Preconditions:

'           (1) Model document is open.

'           (2) Sketch-Pattern feature is selected.

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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 swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swFeat                  As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swBody                  As SldWorks.body2

    Dim swSketchPatt            As SldWorks.SketchPatternFeatureData

    Dim vBasePt                 As Variant

    Dim swSketch                As SldWorks.sketch

    Dim swSketchFeat            As SldWorks.feature

    

    Dim vBodyArr                As Variant

    Dim vBody                   As Variant

    Dim vFaceArr                As Variant

    Dim vFace                   As Variant

    Dim vFeatArr                As Variant

    Dim vFeat                   As Variant

    Dim swEnt                   As SldWorks.entity

    Dim swRefPt                 As Object 'SldWorks.SketchPoint

    

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean

    Dim i                       As Long

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swSketchPatt = swFeat.GetDefinition

    

    vBasePt = swSketchPatt.GetBasePoint

    

    Debug.Print swFeat.Name

    Debug.Print "  GeometryPattern      = " & swSketchPatt.geometryPattern

    Debug.Print "  BasePt               = (" & vBasePt(0) * 1000# & ", " & vBasePt(1) * 1000# & ", " & vBasePt(2) * 1000# & ") mm"

    Debug.Print "  BodyCount            = " & swSketchPatt.GetPatternBodyCount

    Debug.Print "  FaceCount            = " & swSketchPatt.GetPatternFaceCount

    Debug.Print "  FeatureCount         = " & swSketchPatt.GetPatternFeatureCount

    Debug.Print "  RefPtType            = " & swSketchPatt.GetReferencePointType

    Debug.Print "  UseCentroid          = " & swSketchPatt.useCentroid

End Sub

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