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Get Custom Properties for Configuration Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names, types, values, and resolved values of the active configuration's custom properties. It also shows how to add a custom property to the configuration.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a part document.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Inspect the Immediate window.
' 2. A date custom property is added to the part's configuration.
' 3. The custom property is deleted from the configuration.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim config As SldWorks.Configuration
Dim cusPropMgr As SldWorks.CustomPropertyManager
Dim lRetVal As Long
Dim vPropNames As Variant
Dim vPropTypes As Variant
Dim vPropValues As Variant
Dim ValOut As String
Dim ResolvedValOut As String
Dim wasResolved As Boolean
Dim resolved As Variant
Dim nNbrProps As Long
Dim j As Long
Dim custPropType As Long

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set config = swModel.GetActiveConfiguration
   

    Set cusPropMgr = config.CustomPropertyManager
   

    lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Add3("ADATE", swCustomInfoType_e.swCustomInfoDate, "4-13-59", swCustomPropertyAddOption_e.swCustomPropertyDeleteAndAdd)
    lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Get5("ADATE", False, ValOut, ResolvedValOut, wasResolved)
    lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Set2("ADATE", "4-13-89")
   

    ' Get the number of custom properties for this configuration
    nNbrProps = cusPropMgr.Count
    Debug.Print "Number of properties for this configuration:            " & nNbrProps
   

    ' Get the names of the custom properties
    vPropNames = cusPropMgr.GetNames

   ' For each custom property, print its type, value, and resolved value
    For j = 0 To nNbrProps - 1
        lRetVal = cusPropMgr.GetAll2(vPropNames, vPropTypes, vPropValues, resolved)
        custPropType = cusPropMgr.GetType2(vPropNames(j))
        Debug.Print "    Name, swCustomInfoType_e value, and resolved value:  " & vPropNames(j) & ", "; custPropType & ", " & ResolvedValOut
    Next j

    lRetVal = cusPropMgr.Delete2("ADATE")
    ' Get the number of custom properties for this configuration
    nNbrProps = cusPropMgr.Count
    Debug.Print "Number of properties for this configuration:            " & nNbrProps

End Sub



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