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Get Reference Point Data Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get reference point data.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part, assembly, or drawing document.
' 2. Select the reference point.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Features used to create the reference point are selected.
' 2. Press F5 after each feature selection to continue.
' 3. Inspect the Immediate window.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Sub main()

        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
        
Dim swFeat As Feature
        
Dim swRefPt As RefPoint
        
Dim swRefPtData As RefPointFeatureData
        
Dim swMathPt As MathPoint
        
Dim vEntArr As Object
        Dim vEnt As Object
        Dim swEnt As Entity
        
Dim swSkPt As SketchPoint
        
Dim swSkSeg As SketchSegment
        
Dim bRet As Boolean

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        swRefPt = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2
        swRefPtData = swFeat.GetDefinition
        swMathPt = swRefPt.GetRefPoint

        Debug.Print(
"File = " & swModel.GetPathName)
        Debug.Print(
"  " & swFeat.Name)
        Debug.Print(
"    Pt = (" & swMathPt.ArrayData(0) * 1000.0# & ", " & swMathPt.ArrayData(1) * 1000.0# & ", " & swMathPt.ArrayData(2) * 1000.0# & ") mm")
        Debug.Print(
"    AlongCurveOption   = " & swRefPtData.AlongCurveOption)
        Debug.Print(
"    Distance           = " & swRefPtData.Distance * 1000.0# & " mm")
        Debug.Print(
"    Type               = " & swRefPtData.Type)

        bRet = swRefPtData.AccessSelections(swModel,
Nothing)
        vEntArr = swRefPtData.Selections

        
For Each vEnt In vEntArr
            
If Not Nothing Is vEnt Then
                If TypeOf vEnt Is Entity Then
                    swEnt = vEnt
                    bRet = swEnt.Select4(
True, Nothing)
                    Debug.Print(
"Entity used to create reference point selected.")
                    
Stop
                ElseIf TypeOf vEnt Is SketchPoint Then
                    swSkPt = vEnt
                    bRet = swSkPt.Select4(
True, Nothing)
                    Debug.Print(
"SketchPoint used to create reference point selected.")
                    
Stop
                ElseIf TypeOf vEnt Is SketchSegment Then
                    swSkSeg = vEnt
                    bRet = swSkSeg.Select4(
True, Nothing)
                    Debug.Print(
"SketchSegment used to create reference point selected.")
                    
Stop
                Else
                End If
            End If
        Next

        swRefPtData.ReleaseSelectionAccess()

    
End Sub

  
    
Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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