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Get Mirror Solid Feature Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get mirror solid feature data.




' Preconditions:

'       (1) Model document is open.

'       (2) Mirror solid feature is selected.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Public Enum swSelectType_e

    swSelFACES = 2                  '  "FACE"

    swSelDATUMPLANES = 4            '  "PLANE"

    swSelREFSURFACES = 27           '  "REFSURFACE"

End Enum

Public Enum swBodyType_e

    swAllBodies = -1

    swSolidBody = 0

    swSheetBody = 1

    swWireBody = 2

    swMinimumBody = 3

    swGeneralBody = 4

    swEmptyBody = 5

End Enum

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swSelData               As SldWorks.SelectData

    Dim swFeat                  As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swMirrorSolid           As SldWorks.MirrorSolidFeatureData

    Dim swBody                  As SldWorks.body2

    Dim swFace                  As SldWorks.face2

    Dim swRefPlane              As SldWorks.refPlane

    Dim swEnt                   As SldWorks.Entity

    Dim swFaceFeat              As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swRefPlaneFeat          As SldWorks.RefPlaneFeatureData

    Dim vPlaneParam             As Variant

    Dim vBody                   As Variant

    Dim i                       As Long

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean


    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData

    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swMirrorSolid = swFeat.GetDefinition


    ' Disable Visual Basic error on Query Interface

    On Error Resume Next


    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  " & swFeat.Name

    Debug.Print "    PatternBodyCount   = " & swMirrorSolid.GetPatternBodyCount

    Debug.Print "    Merge              = " & swMirrorSolid.Merge

    Debug.Print "    KnitSurface        = " & swMirrorSolid.KnitSurface


    ' Roll back to get to the faces and features

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



    ' Face or reference surface

    Set swFace = swMirrorSolid.Face

    Set swEnt = swMirrorSolid.Face


    ' Reference plane

    Set swFaceFeat = swMirrorSolid.Face

    Set swRefPlane = swFaceFeat.GetSpecificFeature

    Set swRefPlaneFeat = swFaceFeat.GetDefinition


    ' Reference plane also presents Entity interface

    Debug.Assert Not swEnt Is Nothing

    Debug.Print "    Face Type          = " & swEnt.GetType


    swModel.ClearSelection2 True

    If Not swFaceFeat Is Nothing Then

        Debug.Print "    Feat Type          = " & swFaceFeat.GetTypeName


        bRet = swFaceFeat.Select2(True, 0)


        bRet = swEnt.Select4(True, swSelData)

    End If

    Debug.Assert bRet

    If bRet Then Stop



    swModel.ClearSelection2 True

    vBody = swMirrorSolid.PatternBodyArray

    For i = 0 To UBound(vBody)

        Set swBody = vBody(i)


        bRet = swBody.Select(True, 0): Debug.Assert bRet


        Debug.Print "    Body(" & i & ")            = " & swBody.GetType

    Next i

    If bRet Then Stop



    ' Update feature

     bRet = swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swMirrorSolid, swModel, Nothing): Debug.Assert bRet

End Sub

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