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Traversing Assembly at Component and Feature Levels Example (VBA)

This example shows how to traverse an assembly at the component and feature level. It is assumed that you have an active assembly.

 

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Option Explicit

Sub TraverseFeatureFeatures _

( _

    swFeat As SldWorks.feature, _

    nLevel As Long _

)

    Dim swSubFeat                   As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swSubSubFeat                As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swSubSubSubFeat             As SldWorks.feature

    Dim sPadStr                     As String

    Dim i                           As Long

    

    For i = 0 To nLevel

        sPadStr = sPadStr + "  "

    Next i

    While Not swFeat Is Nothing

        Debug.Print sPadStr + swFeat.Name + " [" + swFeat.GetTypeName + "]"

        

        Set swSubFeat = swFeat.GetFirstSubFeature

        While Not swSubFeat Is Nothing

            Debug.Print sPadStr + "  " + swSubFeat.Name + " [" + swSubFeat.GetTypeName + "]"

            

            Set swSubSubFeat = swSubFeat.GetFirstSubFeature

            While Not swSubSubFeat Is Nothing

                Debug.Print sPadStr + "    " + swSubSubFeat.Name + " [" + swSubSubFeat.GetTypeName + "]"

            

                Set swSubSubSubFeat = swSubFeat.GetFirstSubFeature

                While Not swSubSubSubFeat Is Nothing

                    Debug.Print sPadStr + "      " + swSubSubSubFeat.Name + " [" + swSubSubSubFeat.GetTypeName + "]"

                    

                    Set swSubSubSubFeat = swSubSubSubFeat.GetNextSubFeature()

                Wend

                

                Set swSubSubFeat = swSubSubFeat.GetNextSubFeature()

            Wend

            

            Set swSubFeat = swSubFeat.GetNextSubFeature()

        Wend

        

        Set swFeat = swFeat.GetNextFeature

    Wend

End Sub

Sub TraverseComponentFeatures _

( _

    swComp As SldWorks.Component2, _

    nLevel As Long _

)

    Dim swFeat                      As SldWorks.feature

    

    Set swFeat = swComp.FirstFeature

    TraverseFeatureFeatures swFeat, nLevel

End Sub

Sub TraverseComponent _

( _

    swComp As SldWorks.Component2, _

    nLevel As Long _

)

    Dim vChildComp                  As Variant

    Dim swChildComp                 As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim swCompConfig                As SldWorks.configuration

    Dim sPadStr                     As String

    Dim i                           As Long

    

    For i = 0 To nLevel - 1

        sPadStr = sPadStr + "  "

    Next i

    

    vChildComp = swComp.GetChildren

    For i = 0 To UBound(vChildComp)

        Set swChildComp = vChildComp(i)

        

        Debug.Print sPadStr & "+" & swChildComp.Name2 & " <" & swChildComp.ReferencedConfiguration & ">"

        

        TraverseComponentFeatures swChildComp, nLevel

        TraverseComponent swChildComp, nLevel + 1

    Next i

End Sub

Sub TraverseModelFeatures _

( _

    swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2, _

    nLevel As Long _

)

    Dim swFeat                      As SldWorks.feature

    

    Set swFeat = swModel.FirstFeature

    TraverseFeatureFeatures swFeat, nLevel

End Sub

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swAssy                      As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc

    Dim swConf                      As SldWorks.configuration

    Dim swRootComp                  As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim nStart                      As Single

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swConf = swModel.GetActiveConfiguration

    Set swRootComp = swConf.GetRootComponent3(true)

    

    nStart = Timer

    

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    

    TraverseModelFeatures swModel, 1

    TraverseComponent swRootComp, 1

    Debug.Print ""

    Debug.Print "Time = " & Timer - nStart & " s"

End Sub

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