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Insert Grid System Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert a Grid System feature into a model.

' Preconditions: Verify that the specified Part template exists.
' Postconditions:
' 1. GridSystem1 is in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 2. GridSystem1 contains Surface-Extrude1, Level1, Level2,

'    and two derived sketches.
' 3. The height of each level of the surface extrude is 50.0 mm.
Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim GridFeature As Feature
Dim Part As ModelDoc2
Dim myModelView As ModelView
Dim skSegment As SketchSegment
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
Dim longstatus As Long, longwarnings As Long

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    swApp.ResetUntitledCount 0, 0, 0
    Set Part = swApp.NewDocument("C:\ProgramData\SolidWorks\SolidWorks 2011\templates\Part.prtdot", 0, 0, 0)
    swApp.ActivateDoc2 "Part1", False, longstatus
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set myModelView = Part.ActiveView
    myModelView.FrameLeft = 0
    myModelView.FrameTop = 0
    myModelView.FrameState = swWindowState_e.swWindowMaximized
    Part.ShowNamedView2 "*Isometric", 7

    Set skSegment = Part.SketchManager.CreateCircle(-0.019633, 0.076084, 0#, -0.001997, 0.081475, 0#)
    Part.SketchManager.InsertSketch True

    boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Sketch1", "SKETCH", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)

    Dim offsetArray As Variant
    Dim heightsArray() As Double
    ReDim heightsArray(0 To 1) As Double
    heightsArray(0) = 0.05
    heightsArray(1) = 0.05
    offsetArray = heightsArray

    Set GridFeature = Part.FeatureManager.InsertGridFeature((offsetArray))
    Debug.Print GridFeature.Name & " was created."

End Sub


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