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Add Decal Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to add a decal to a selected face on a part.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part document that contains a model.
' 2. Ensure that the specified decal files exist.
' 3. Select a face on the model.
' 4. Select Tools > Add-ins > PhotoView 360.
'
' Postconditions: A decal is applied to the selected face.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Public Sub main()
        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
        
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
        
Dim swFace As Face2
        
Dim swDecal As Decal
        
Dim swMaterial As RenderMaterial
        
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
        Dim strName As String
        Dim nDecalID As Integer

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swFace = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

        swModel.ClearSelection2(
True)

        
'Create the decal
        swDecal = swModelDocExt.CreateDecal()

        swMaterial = swDecal

        boolstatus = swMaterial.AddEntity(swFace)
        strName =
"C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\data\graphics\Decals\Logos\sw.p2d"

        swMaterial.FileName = strName
        strName =
"C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\data\graphics\Decals\Logos\sw.bmp"

        swMaterial.TextureFilename = strName
        swMaterial.MappingType = 0
        swMaterial.FixedAspectRatio =
False
        swMaterial.FitHeight = True
        swMaterial.FitWidth = True

        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.AddDecal(swDecal, nDecalID)

        
' Rebuild the model to show the newly applied decal
        swModel.Rebuild(swRebuildOptions_e.swRebuildAll)

    
End Sub

  
    
Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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