Hide Table of Contents

Get Sketch Point's View Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the view for the selected sketch point.




' Preconditions:

'           (1) Drawing document is open.

'           (2) Sketch point in any of the views is selected.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swSkPt                      As SldWorks.SketchPoint

    Dim swSketch                    As SldWorks.sketch

    Dim swSketchFeat                As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swView                      As SldWorks.View

    Dim swViewSketch                As SldWorks.sketch

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swSkPt = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swSketch = swSkPt.GetSketch

    Set swSketchFeat = swSketch


    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  " & swSketchFeat.Name


    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView

    Do While Not Nothing Is swView

        Set swViewSketch = swView.GetSketch

        If swSketch Is swViewSketch Then

            Debug.Print "    -- > " & swView.Name


            Exit Do

        End If


        Set swView = swView.GetNextView


End Sub


Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Get Sketch Point's View Example (VBA)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2013 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.