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Modify Plane by Editing Its Definition Example (VBA)

This example shows how to modify a plane by editing its definition.




' Preconditions:

'        (1) Model document is open.

'        (2) An offset plane named Plane1 exists.


' Postconditions: The offset distance for Plane1 is now 100mm.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swPart As SldWorks.PartDoc

Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim swRefPlane As SldWorks.RefPlaneFeatureData

Dim Feature As SldWorks.Feature

Dim boolstatus As Boolean


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swPart = swModel

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension


boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Plane1", "PLANE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)

Set Feature = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

Set swRefPlane = Feature.GetDefinition


swRefPlane.AccessSelections swPart, Nothing

swRefPlane.distance = 0.1

Feature.ModifyDefinition swRefPlane, swPart, Nothing


End Sub

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