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Get Custom Properties Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the custom properties for the configurations in a document.



Option Explicit


Public Enum swCustomInfoType_e

    swCustomInfoUnknown = 0

    swCustomInfoText = 30       '  VT_LPSTR

    swCustomInfoDate = 64       '  VT_FILETIME

    swCustomInfoNumber = 3      '  VT_I4

    swCustomInfoYesOrNo = 11    '  VT_BOOL

End Enum


Sub main()


    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swConfig                As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim vConfName               As Variant

    Dim vPropName               As Variant

    Dim vPropValue              As Variant

    Dim vPropType               As Variant

    Dim nNumProp                As Long

    Dim i                       As Long

    Dim j                       As Long

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc


    Debug.Print "File = " + swModel.GetPathName


    vConfName = swModel.GetConfigurationNames

    For i = 0 To UBound(vConfName)

        Set swConfig = swModel.GetConfigurationByName(vConfName(i))


        nNumProp = swConfig.GetCustomProperties(vPropName, vPropValue, vPropType)


        Debug.Print "  Config       = " & vConfName(i)

        For j = 0 To nNumProp - 1

            Debug.Print "    " & vPropName(j) & " <" & vPropType(j) & "> = " & vPropValue(j)

        Next j

        Debug.Print "  ---------------------------"

    Next i

End Sub


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