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Get Bodies in Body Folders Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the bodies in body folder features.

' Preconditions: Open a part document that
' contains a body folder that contains
' one or more solid, surface, cut-list,
' or weldment items.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.

Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swPart As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
Dim Indent As Long
Dim BodyFolderType(5) As String

Sub main()

    BodyFolderType(0) = "dummy"
    BodyFolderType(1) = "swSolidBodyFolder"
    BodyFolderType(2) = "swSurfaceBodyFolder"
    BodyFolderType(3) = "swBodySubFolder"
    BodyFolderType(4) = "swWeldmentSubFolder"
    BodyFolderType(5) = "swWeldmentCutListFolder"

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swPart = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Debug.Print "File = " & swPart.GetPathName

    Indent = -3

    Set swFeat = swPart.FirstFeature
    TraverseFeatures swFeat, True

End Sub

Sub DoTheWork(thisFeat As SldWorks.Feature)

    Dim IsBodyFolder As Boolean
    IsBodyFolder = False

    Dim FeatType As String
    FeatType = thisFeat.GetTypeName

    If FeatType = "SolidBodyFolder" Or FeatType = "SurfaceBodyFolder" Or FeatType = "CutListFolder" Or FeatType = "SubWeldFolder" Or FeatType = "SubAtomFolder" Then
            IsBodyFolder = True
    End If

    If IsBodyFolder Then

        Debug.Print Format(String(Indent, " ") & thisFeat.Name, "!" & String(40, "@")); Format(FeatType, "!" & String(30, "@"));

        Dim BodyFolder As SldWorks.BodyFolder
        Set BodyFolder = thisFeat.GetSpecificFeature2

        Dim BodyFolderTypeE As Long
        BodyFolderTypeE = BodyFolder.Type

        Debug.Print Format(BodyFolderType(BodyFolderTypeE), "!" & String(30, "@")); Format(BodyFolderTypeE, "!@@@@");

        Dim BodyCount As Long
        BodyCount = BodyFolder.GetBodyCount

        Debug.Print "Body Count is " & BodyCount

        Dim vBodies As Variant
        vBodies = BodyFolder.GetBodies

        Dim i As Long

        If Not IsEmpty(vBodies) Then
            For i = LBound(vBodies) To UBound(vBodies)
                Dim Body As SldWorks.Body2
                Set Body = vBodies(i)
                Debug.Print Format(String(Indent + 3, " ") & Body.Name, "!" & String(30, "@"))
            Next i
        End If

        Dim FeatureFromBodyFolder As SldWorks.Feature
        Set FeatureFromBodyFolder = BodyFolder.GetFeature

        If Not FeatureFromBodyFolder Is thisFeat Then
            MsgBox "Features don't match!"
        End If

    End If

End Sub

Sub TraverseFeatures(thisFeat As SldWorks.Feature, isTopLevel As Boolean)

    Dim curFeat As SldWorks.Feature
    Set curFeat = thisFeat

    Indent = Indent + 3

    While Not curFeat Is Nothing
        DoTheWork curFeat 'Do the thing that we are doing this feature traversal for

        Dim subfeat As SldWorks.Feature
        Set subfeat = curFeat.GetFirstSubFeature

        While Not subfeat Is Nothing
            TraverseFeatures subfeat, False
            Dim nextSubFeat As SldWorks.Feature
            Set nextSubFeat = subfeat.GetNextSubFeature
            Set subfeat = nextSubFeat
            Set nextSubFeat = Nothing

        Set subfeat = Nothing

        Dim nextFeat As SldWorks.Feature

        If isTopLevel Then
            Set nextFeat = curFeat.GetNextFeature
            Set nextFeat = Nothing
        End If

        Set curFeat = nextFeat
        Set nextFeat = Nothing

    Indent = Indent - 3

End Sub

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