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Set All Assembly Components Lightweight or Resolved Example (VBA)

This example shows how to set all assembly components to either lightweight or resolved.




' Preconditions: Assembly is open.


' Postconditions: All assembly components are set to either

'        lightweight or fully resolved.


' NOTE: To make components lightweight, you could also use:

'          * IComponent2::Select2

'          * IAssemblyDoc::MakeLightWeight

'        However, this requires selection, which tends to be

'        expensive.



Option Explicit

Public Enum swComponentSuppressionState_e

    swComponentSuppressed = 0       '  Fully suppressed - no data is loaded

    swComponentLightweight = 1      '  Lightweight - only graphics data is loaded

    swComponentFullyResolved = 2    '  Fully resolved - model data is completely loaded

End Enum

Public Enum swSuppressionError_e

    swSuppressionBadComponent = 0

    swSuppressionBadState = 1

    swSuppressionChangeOk = 2

    swSuppressionChangeFailed = 3

End Enum

Sub ProcessComponent _

( _

    swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks, _

    swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2, _

    swComp As SldWorks.Component2, _

    swComponentSuppressionState As swComponentSuppressionState_e, _

    sPadStr As String _


    Dim vChildCompArr               As Variant

    Dim vChildComp                  As Variant

    Dim swChildComp                 As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim nRetVal                     As Long



    vChildCompArr = swComp.GetChildren

    For Each vChildComp In vChildCompArr

        Set swChildComp = vChildComp

        nRetVal = swChildComp.SetSuppression2(swComponentSuppressionState)

        Debug.Print sPadStr & swChildComp.Name2 & " <" & swChildComp.ReferencedConfiguration & "> --> " & swChildComp.GetPathName


        ProcessComponent swApp, swModel, swChildComp, swComponentSuppressionState, sPadStr + "  "

    Next vChildComp


 End Sub

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swFeatMgr                   As SldWorks.FeatureManager

    Dim swConfigMgr                 As SldWorks.ConfigurationManager

    Dim swConfig                    As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim swRootComp                  As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    Dim nSuppressState              As Long

    Dim nResponse                   As Integer


    nResponse = MsgBox("Set all components to lightweight or resolved (Yes = lightweight; No = resolved)?", vbYesNo)

    If nResponse = vbYes Then

        nSuppressState = swComponentLightweight


        nSuppressState = swComponentFullyResolved

    End If


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager

    Set swConfigMgr = swModel.ConfigurationManager

    Set swConfig = swConfigMgr.ActiveConfiguration    

    Set swRootComp = swConfig.GetRootComponent

    swFeatMgr.EnableFeatureTree = False


    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName


    ProcessComponent swApp, swModel, swRootComp, nSuppressState, "  "


    swFeatMgr.EnableFeatureTree = True

End Sub


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