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Remove Textures from Assembly Components Example (VBA)

This example shows how to remove all textures from all components in an assembly.




' Preconditions: An assembly document is open and at least one component

'                had a texture applied to it at the component level.


' Postconditions: All textures applied to components are removed.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim Part As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim SelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim boolstatus As Boolean


Function RemoveTexture(swDoc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2, configName As String) As Boolean

    Dim swDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

    Dim swTexture As SldWorks.Texture


    Set swDocExt = swDoc.Extension

    Set swTexture = swDocExt.GetTexture(configName)

    If Not swTexture Is Nothing Then

        Debug.Print "", "Texture removed: ", swTexture.MaterialName

        RemoveTexture = swDocExt.RemoveTexture2(configName)


    End If

End Function


Function TraverseComponents(parentComp As SldWorks.Component2)

    Dim vChildComponents As Variant

    Dim vObj As Variant

    Dim childComp As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim childDoc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim childConfigName As String


    vChildComponents = parentComp.GetChildren

    For Each vObj In vChildComponents

        Set childComp = vObj


        Set childDoc = childComp.GetModelDoc

        childConfigName = childComp.ReferencedConfiguration

        Debug.Print childComp.Name2, childConfigName


        boolstatus = RemoveTexture(childDoc, childConfigName)


        Call TraverseComponents(childComp)

    Next vObj

End Function


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks


Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set SelMgr = Part.SelectionManager


Dim rootDoc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim rootConfig As SldWorks.Configuration

Dim rootComp As SldWorks.Component2

Dim configMgr As SldWorks.ConfigurationManager


Set rootDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set configMgr = Part.ConfigurationManager

Set rootConfig = configMgr.ActiveConfiguration

Set rootComp = rootConfig.GetRootComponent


Call TraverseComponents(rootComp)


End Sub

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