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Access Edges on Rip Feature Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to access edges on a rip feature.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Verify that the specified model document exists.
' 2. Open an Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens the specified part.
' 2. Creates Shell1 and Rip1 features.
' 3. Inspect the FeatureManager design tree, the graphics area, and
'    the Immediate window.
'
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Sub main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
        Dim swFeat As Feature
        Dim swRip As RipFeatureData
        Dim vEdge As Object
        Dim swEdge As Edge
        Dim swEnt As Entity
        Dim i As Integer
        Dim lRipDirection As Integer
        Dim bRet As Boolean
        Dim longstatus As Integer, longwarnings As Integer
 
 
        lRipDirection = 64
 
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\samples\tutorial\api\box.sldprt", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)
        swApp.ActivateDoc2("box"False, longstatus)
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
 
        bRet = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("""FACE", -0.0566885410894997, 0.0299999999999159, 0.0200993374069753, False, 1, Nothing, 0)
        swModel.InsertFeatureShell(0.01, False)
 
        bRet = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("""EDGE", 0.0441585455038194, 0.0151990980971277, 0.0459121462268968, True, lRipDirection, Nothing, 0)
        swModel.InsertRip(0.0001)
 
        bRet = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("Rip1""BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
        swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
 
        ' Get rip feature data
        swRip = swFeat.GetDefinition
 
        Debug.Print("Gap: " & swRip.Gap * 1000.0# & " mm")
 
        bRet = swRip.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing)
 
        Debug.Print("Number of edges: " & swRip.GetEdgesCount)
 
        swModel.ClearSelection2(True)
 
        vEdge = swRip.Edges
 
        For i = 0 To UBound(vEdge)
            swEdge = vEdge(i)
            swEnt = swEdge
 
            Debug.Print("Direction of rip for edge (0=current, 1=other, 2=both): " & swRip.GetDirection(swEdge))
 
            bRet = swEnt.Select4(TrueNothing)
        Next i
 
        swRip.ReleaseSelectionAccess()
 
    End Sub
 
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class
 

 



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