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Get Contents of FeatureFolder Example (VB.NET)

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.
'------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Sub main()

        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swFeatMgr As FeatureManager
        
Dim swFeat As Feature
        
Dim swFeatFolder As IFeatureFolder
        
Dim swFtrFolder As Feature
        
Dim FeatType As String
        Dim FeatTypeName As String

        Dim Features As Object
        Dim i As Long

        Dim featureArr(2) As Feature

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager

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

    End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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