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Get Hole Series Information Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get information about a hole series.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open an assembly that contains a hole series feature.
' 2. Configure holes and fasteners in the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swDoc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim SelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
Dim swFeatData As SldWorks.HoleSeriesFeatureData2
Dim swFace As SldWorks.Face2
Dim swEnt As SldWorks.Entity
 

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set SelMgr = swDoc.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swDoc.FirstFeature

    Do While Not swFeat Is Nothing
        Debug.Print swFeat.GetTypeName & ", " & swFeat.Name
          If swFeat.GetTypeName = "HoleSeries" Then
               Set swFeatData = swFeat.GetDefinition
               Debug.Print "Design standard:", swFeatData.Standard

               Dim i As Long

               For i = 0 To swFeatData.GetComponentsCount - 1
                Debug.Print "Component " & i
                Debug.Print "  Type:", swFeatData.Type(i)
                Debug.Print "  Size:", swFeatData.Size(i)
               Next

               Debug.Print "FastenerMaterial:", swFeatData.Material

               ' Bolt and nut information causes an error
               ' if SOLIDWORKS Toolbox is not configured
               Debug.Print "BoltHeadDiameter:", swFeatData.BoltHeadDiameter
               Debug.Print "BoltDiameter:", swFeatData.BoltDiameter
               Debug.Print "NutDiameter:", swFeatData.NutDiameter
               Debug.Print "FastenerPreload:", swFeatData.Preload
               Debug.Print "FastenerDefaultUnits:", swFeatData.FastenerDefaultUnits
               Debug.Print "FastenerTopHoleType:", swFeatData.FastenerTopHoleType
               Debug.Print "FastenerBottomHoleType:", swFeatData.FastenerBottomHoleType
               Debug.Print "FastenerHoleCount:", swFeatData.FastenerHoleCount

                ' End face
                swFeatData.AccessSelections swDoc, Nothing
                Set swFace = swFeatData.EndFace
                Set swEnt = swFace

                If Not swEnt Is Nothing Then
                    boolstatus = swEnt.Select4(False, Nothing)
                    Debug.Print " Face selection = " & boolstatus
                End If

                ' Sketch points
                Dim ncount As Long
                ncount = swFeatData.GetSketchPointsCount
                Debug.Print " Sketch Point Count = " & ncount

                Dim vPtArr As Variant
                vPtArr = swFeatData.GetSketchPoints

                Dim swSketchPoint As SldWorks.SketchPoint

                For i = 0 To i = ncount - 1
                   Set swSketchPoint = vPtArr(i)
                   swSketchPoint.Select4 False, Nothing
                Next

               ' Components
               ncount = swFeatData.GetComponentsCount
               Debug.Print "ComponentsCount Count = " & ncount
               vPtArr = swFeatData.GetComponents
               Dim swComp As Object

               For i = 0 To i = ncount - 1
                 Set swComp = vPtArr(i)
                    If Not swComp Is Nothing Then
                        Debug.Print "  " & swComp.Name2 & " --> " & swComp.GetPathName
                    Else
                       Debug.Print "  Could not get component."
                 End If
                Next

                swFeatData.ReleaseSelectionAccess

            End If

        Set swFeat = swFeat.GetNextFeature

    Loop
   

End Sub



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