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Get DimXpert Tolerance1 Example (VB.NET)

This example builds a part to demonstrate usage of the SolidWorks Document Manager API for the following DimXpert annotations:

'    *  Circularity geometric tolerance

'    *  Cylindricity geometric tolerance

'    *  Countersink angle dimension tolerance

'    *  Countersink diameter dimension tolerance

'    *  Flatness geometric tolerance

'    *  Surface profile geometric tolerance

'    *  Length dimension tolerance

'    *  Width dimension tolerance


' 1. Open:


' 2. Click Auto Dimension Scheme on the DimXpert toolbar and ensure

'    that all feature filters are selected.  Click OK to accept the settings.

' 3. Click  Geometric Tolerance on the DimXpert toolbar.

'    In the Geometric Tolerance Properties dialog:

'    a. Select Cylindricity from the Symbol dropdown list in the first row.

'    b. In the second row, select Profile of Surface from the Symbol

'       dropdown list and type a tolerance of 0.5 next to it.

'    c. Click on the outer base cylinder and click again outside the part

'       to place the annotation.

'    d. Click OK to close the Geometric Tolerance Properties dialog.

' 4. In the DimXpertManager tab of the Management Panel, expand all of the nodes

'    in the tree.

' 5. Observe the following Dimxpert annotations:  

'    Flatness1, Circularity1, Diameter1,

'    CounterSinkAngle1, CounterSinkDiameter1, Cylindricity1, Surface Profile1,

'    Length1, Width1

' 6. Close the part, saving it to another name.

'    NOTE: Because this part is used in a SolidWorks online tutorial, do not

'          save any changes to the original file name.

' 7. Read how to load and run Code_Example_VBNET with this part.


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