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Get Custom Properties of Referenced Part (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get the custom property data of a referenced part.

'----------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part that contains a referenced part
'    with a custom property and a value.
' 2. Open the referenced part.
' 3. Switch back to the part opened in step 1.
' 4. In the macro, replace Property_Name with the name of
'    the referenced part's custom property.
'
' Postconditions: The custom property data
' is printed to the Immediate window.
'---------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Public Sub Main()

        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
        
Dim swCustProp As CustomPropertyManager
        
Dim val As String = ""
        Dim valout As String = ""
        Dim bool As Boolean


        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

        
' Get the custom property data
        swCustProp = swModelDocExt.CustomPropertyManager("")
        bool = swCustProp.Get4(
"Property_Name", False, val, valout)

        Debug.Print(
"Value:                    " & val)
        Debug.Print(
"Evaluated value:          " & valout)
        Debug.Print(
"Up-to-date data:          " & bool)

    
End Sub

    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class
 

 



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