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Create Exploded Views of an Assembly Example (C#)

This example shows how to create multiple exploded views of an assembly.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1.  Open an assembly document.
// 2.  Press F5.
// 3.  Inspect the Immediate window.
// 4.  Press F5.
// 5.  All of the views are exploded. Inspect the graphics window.
// 6.  Press F5.
// 7.  All of the views are collapsed. Inspect the graphics window.
// 8.  Press F5.
// 9.  Inspect the exploded assembly in the graphics window.
// 10. Press F5.
// 11. Inspect the collapsed assembly in the graphics window.
//
// Postconditions: None
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace CreateExplodedViews_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
ModelDoc2 swModel;
        
AssemblyDoc swAssembly;
        
object[] vViewName;
        
string sViewName;

        
int i;

        
public void Main()
        {
            swModel = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swAssembly = (
AssemblyDoc)swModel;

            
// Create five exploded views
            for (i = 0; i <= 4; i++)
            {
                swAssembly.CreateExplodedView();
            }

            vViewName = (
object[])swAssembly.GetExplodedViewNames();
            
Debug.Print("Number of exploded views created:  " + swAssembly.GetExplodedViewCount());

            
for (i = 0; i <= vViewName.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                sViewName = (
string)vViewName[i];
                
Debug.Print("  Exploded view name: " + sViewName);
            }

            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();
            
for (i = 0; i <= vViewName.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                sViewName = (
string)vViewName[i];
                swAssembly.ShowExploded2(
true, sViewName);
            }

            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();
            
for (i = 0; i <= vViewName.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                sViewName = (
string)vViewName[i];
                swAssembly.ShowExploded2(
false, sViewName);
            }

            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();
            swAssembly.ViewExplodeAssembly();

            System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();
            swAssembly.ViewCollapseAssembly();
        }



        
public SldWorks swApp;

    }


}



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