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Apply and Remove Texture Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to apply a texture to a face by display state and remove it by configuration.

' Preconditions: Ensure that the specified part exists.
' Postconditions:
' 1. The texture is applied to the selected face.
' 2. Press F5 to continue running the macro.
' 3. Examine the part to verify that the texture
'    was removed from the Default configuration.

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

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
Dim face As Face2
Dim texture As Texture
Dim modelview As ModelView
Dim status As Boolean
    Dim displayState As String
    Dim errors As Integer
    Dim warnings As Integer
    Dim namStr As String
    Dim atIndex(1) As Integer

    Sub main()

' Open the document and select a face
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6("c:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\samples\tutorial\api\pplate.sldprt", swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"", "FACE", -0.02341747645642, 0.03900188771217, -0.008053400767039, False, 0, Nothing, 0)

        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        face = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

' Set the texture on the selected face in the specified display state
        displayState = "<Default>_Display State 1"
        namStr = "<SystemTexture>\images\textures\pattern\checker2.jpg"
        texture = swModelDocExt.CreateTexture(namStr, 5, 45, False)
        status = face.SetTextureByDisplayState(displayState, texture)

' Redraw the window view
        modelview = swModel.ActiveView

' Examine the selected face to verify that the specified texture was set
        ' Press F5 to continue running macro


        ' Remove the texture from the face in the specified configuration
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("", "FACE", -0.02341747645642, 0.03900188771217, -0.008053400767039, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
        face = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        status = face.RemoveTexture2(

' Deselect the face to verify that the texture was removed
        atIndex(1) = 1
        errors = swSelMgr.DeSelect2(atIndex, -1)

End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class

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