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Get Plane on which Sketch Created Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the plane on which the sketch used for the feature was created.

 

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Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim swFeat As SldWorks.feature

Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Dim longstatus As Long

Dim parents As Variant

Dim swParentFeat As SldWorks.feature

Dim swSketch As SldWorks.sketch

Dim swSketchPlane As Object

Dim i As Long

Sub main()

 

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

 

boolstatus = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("Revolve1", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)

Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

parents = swFeat.GetParents

For i = 0 To UBound(parents)

    Set swParentFeat = parents(i)

    If swParentFeat.GetTypeName = "ProfileFeature" Then

       Set swSketch = swParentFeat.GetSpecificFeature2

       Set swSketchPlane = swSketch.GetReferenceEntity(longstatus)

       'The plane can be either a face or a Feature object

    End If

Next i

End Sub



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