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Get Reference Point Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get reference point data.




' Preconditions:

'           (1) Part, assembly, or drawing document is open.

'           (2) Reference point feature is selected.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Public Enum swRefPointType_e

    swRefPointInvalid = 0

    swRefPointUndefined = 1

    swRefPointAlongCurve = 2

    swRefPointCenterEdge = 3

    swRefPointFaceCenter = 4

    swRefPointFaceVertexProjection = 5

    swRefPointIntersection = 6

End Enum

Public Enum swRefPointAlongCurveType_e

    swRefPointAlongCurveDistance = 0

    swRefPointAlongCurvePercentage = 1

    swRefPointAlongCurveEvenlyDistributed = 2

End Enum

Public Enum swOnSurfacePlaneProjectType_e

    swOnSurfacePlaneProjecttoNearestLocation = 0

    swOnSurfacePlaneProjectAlongSketchNormal = 1

End Enum

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swFeat                      As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swRefPt                     As SldWorks.refPoint

    Dim swRefPtData                 As SldWorks.RefPointFeatureData

    Dim swMathPt                    As SldWorks.MathPoint

    Dim vEntArr                     As Variant

    Dim vEnt                        As Variant

    Dim swEnt                       As SldWorks.entity

    Dim swSkPt                      As SldWorks.SketchPoint

    Dim swSkSeg                     As SldWorks.SketchSegment

    Dim nStatus                     As Long

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swRefPt = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2

    Set swRefPtData = swFeat.GetDefinition

    Set swMathPt = swRefPt.GetRefPoint


    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  " & swFeat.Name

    Debug.Print "    Pt = (" & _

            swMathPt.ArrayData(0) * 1000# & ", " & _

            swMathPt.ArrayData(1) * 1000# & ", " & _

            swMathPt.ArrayData(2) * 1000# & ") mm"

    Debug.Print "    AlongCurveOption   = " & swRefPtData.AlongCurveOption

    Debug.Print "    Distance           = " & swRefPtData.distance * 1000# & " mm"

    Debug.Print "    Type               = " & swRefPtData.Type

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


    vEntArr = swRefPtData.Selections

    For Each vEnt In vEntArr

        ' Returns NULL entries if in assembly

        If Not Nothing Is vEnt Then

            If TypeOf vEnt Is SldWorks.entity Then

                Set swEnt = vEnt


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

            ElseIf TypeOf vEnt Is SldWorks.SketchPoint Then

                Set swSkPt = vEnt


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

            ElseIf TypeOf vEnt Is SldWorks.SketchSegment Then

                Set swSkSeg = vEnt


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


                Debug.Assert False

            End If

        End If



End Sub


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