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Analyze Geometry Example (VBA)

This example shows how to analyze the geometry of a part using the SOLIDWORKS Utilities API.

 

' Get the SOLIDWORKS Utilities interface

Set swUtil = swApp.GetAddInObject("Utilities.UtilitiesApp")

Set swUtilGeometryAnalysis = swUtil.GetToolInterface(gtSwToolGeomCheck)

' Initiate the analysis

longstatus = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.Init()

' Get the number of short edges

lShortEdgeCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetShortEdgesCount(0.0001, longstatus)

' Get the number of small faces

lSmallFaceCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetSmallFacesCount(0.0001, longstatus)

' Get the number of sliver faces

lSliverFaceCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetSliverFacesCount(0.0001, longstatus)

' Get the number of knife edges

lKnifeEdgeCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetKnifeEdgesCount(5#, longstatus)

' Get the number of knife vertices

lKnifeVertexCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetKnifeVerticesCount(5#, longstatus)

' Get the number of discontinuous edges

lDiscontinuousEdgeCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetDiscontinuousEdgesCount(longstatus)

' Get the number of discontinuous faces

lDiscontinuousFaceCount = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.GetDiscontinuousFacesCount(longstatus)

' Save the results to a file in the specified path

longstatus = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.SaveReport("D:\Samples\box")

' Perform any necessary cleanup

longstatus = swUtilGeometryAnalysis.Close()



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