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Get Contents of FeatureFolder Example (VBA)

This example shows how to obtain the contents of feature folders.

'-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part document.
' 2. Right-click a feature in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 3. Select Add to New Folder.
'    (The feature is moved to the new folder.)
' 4. Open an Immediate Window.
' 5. Run this macro.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window.
'------------------------------------

Option Explicit
Sub main()
    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swFeatMgr                   As SldWorks.FeatureManager
    Dim swFeat                      As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swFeatFolder                As SldWorks.FeatureFolder
    Dim swFtrFolder                 As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim FeatType                    As String
    Dim FeatTypeName                As String
    Dim NbrOfFeatures               As Long
  

    Dim Features                    As Variant
    Dim i                           As Long
       

    Dim featureArr(2) As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim featureObj As Variant
   

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
   

    Set swFeat = swModel.FirstFeature
    Do While Not swFeat Is Nothing
        FeatType = swFeat.Name
        FeatTypeName = swFeat.GetTypeName2
        Dim temp As Long
        temp = InStr(1, FeatType, "EndTag", vbTextCompare)
       

        If (FeatTypeName = "FtrFolder" And temp = 0) Then
            Debug.Print FeatType & " [" & FeatTypeName & "]"
            Set swFeatFolder = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2
            Features = swFeatFolder.GetFeatures
            Debug.Print "    Number of Features: " & swFeatFolder.GetFeatureCount
            For i = 0 To (swFeatFolder.GetFeatureCount - 1)
                 Set swFtrFolder = Features(i)
                 Debug.Print "     Name of feature: " & swFtrFolder.Name
                 Debug.Print "     Type of feature: " & swFtrFolder.GetTypeName2
            Next i
        End If
        Set swFeat = swFeat.GetNextFeature
    Loop
 

End Sub



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