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Move and Copy Body by Setting Transforms Example (VBA)

This example shows how to move and copy bodies by setting transforms.




' Preconditions:

'    (1) Part document is open.

'    (2) Body-Move/Copy1 feature exists.


' Postconditions: Body is moved and copied as per transform settings.



Option Explicit


Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim part As SldWorks.PartDoc

    Dim component As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim moveCopyFeat As SldWorks.feature

    Dim moveCopy_featData As SldWorks.MoveCopyBodyFeatureData

    Dim boolstatus As Boolean


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set part = swApp.ActiveDoc


    Set moveCopyFeat = part.FeatureByName("Body-Move/Copy1")

    Set moveCopy_featData = moveCopyFeat.GetDefinition

    boolstatus = moveCopy_featData.AccessSelections(part, component)


    moveCopy_featData.TransformType = swTransformType_Translation

    moveCopy_featData.TransformX = 0.02

    moveCopy_featData.TransformY = 0.03

    moveCopy_featData.TransformZ = 0.04


    boolstatus = moveCopyFeat.ModifyDefinition(moveCopy_featData, part, Nothing)



End Sub

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