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Get Mesh Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the mesh feature data from a *.3DS file. You must have a SOLIDWORKS Premium license to run this example.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Click Tools > Add-ins > Scanto3D to activate the Scanto3D add-in.
' 2. Open a *.3DS file.
' 3. Open an Immediate window.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExtension As ModelDocExtension
Dim swScanto3D As Scanto3DLib.Scanto3D
Dim boolStatus As Boolean
Option Explicit
Sub Main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swModelDocExtension = swModel.Extension
    Set swScanto3D = swModelDocExtension.GetScanto3D()

    Dim MeshCount As Long
    Dim i As Long
    Dim PointsCount As Long
    Dim FacetsCount As Long
    Dim Points As Object
    Dim Facets As Object

    MeshCount = swScanto3D.GetMeshCount()
    Debug.Print "Number of mesh features: " & MeshCount

    For i = 0 To MeshCount
        boolStatus = swScanto3D.GetMeshDataCountAtIndex(i, PointsCount, FacetsCount)
        Debug.Print "Number of vertexes in mesh feature " & i & ": " & PointsCount
        Debug.Print "Number of facets in mesh feature " & i & ": " & FacetsCount
        boolStatus = swScanto3D.GetMeshDataAtIndex(i, Points, Facets)

End Sub


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