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Copy and Rotate Body using Edge Example (VBA)

This example shows how to copy and rotate a body using an edge.

 

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'

' Preconditions:

'             (1) Part document is open.

'             (2) Part document contains a Body-Move/Copy1 feature.

'

' Postconditions: A body is copied and then rotated.

'

'--------------------------------------------

 

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim part As SldWorks.PartDoc

    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

    Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim component As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim moveCopyFeat As SldWorks.feature

    Dim moveCopy_featData As SldWorks.MoveCopyBodyFeatureData

    Dim Edge As SldWorks.Edge

    Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set part = swModel

    Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    

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

    Set moveCopy_featData = moveCopyFeat.GetDefinition

    boolstatus = moveCopy_featData.AccessSelections(part, component)

    

    

    moveCopy_featData.TransformType = swTransformType_Rotation

    boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("", "EDGE", -0.02055182710563, 0.02578483802733, 0.01961522451472, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)

    

    Set Edge = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    moveCopy_featData.TransformReferenceEntity = Edge

    moveCopy_featData.TransformX = 0.09

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

    moveCopy_featData.ReleaseSelectionAccess

    

End Sub



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