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Move and Copy Body using Vertex Example (VBA)

This example shows how to move and copy a body using a vertex.




' Preconditions:

'             (1) Part document is open.

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


' Postconditions: Body is copied and copies are moved

'             based on the selected vertices.



Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swPart 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 from_vertex As SldWorks.Vertex

    Dim to_vertex As SldWorks.Vertex

    Dim boolstatus As Boolean


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swPart = swModel

    Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager


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

    Set moveCopy_featData = moveCopyFeat.GetDefinition

    boolstatus = moveCopy_featData.AccessSelections(swPart, Component)


    moveCopy_featData.TransformType = swTransformType_Translation

    boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("", "VERTEX", -0.0508, 0.0254, 0.02, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)


    Set from_vertex = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    moveCopy_featData.TransformReferenceEntity = from_vertex

    boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("", "VERTEX", 0.0508, 0.0254, 0.02, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)


    Set to_vertex = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    moveCopy_featData.TranslateToVertex = to_vertex

    moveCopy_featData.TransformX = 0.02


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





End Sub

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