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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)

"Value:                    " & val)
"Evaluated value:          " & valout)
"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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