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Get Fixed Face of Flat-Pattern Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the fixed face of a Flat-Pattern feature.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a sheet metal part and select a Flat-Pattern feature.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Inspect the graphics area to see that the fixed face
'    of the Flat-Pattern feature is selected.
' 2. Press F5 to run the macro to completion.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swFeat                  As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swFlatPatt              As SldWorks.FlatPatternFeatureData
    Dim swFixedFace             As SldWorks.Face2
    Dim selectData              As SldWorks.selectData
    Dim bRet                    As Boolean

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
   

    Set swFlatPatt = swFeat.GetDefinition
    bRet = swFlatPatt.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing)

    Set swFixedFace = swFlatPatt.FixedFace2
    bRet = swFixedFace.Select4(True, selectData)

    Stop
    ' Press F5

    swFlatPatt.ReleaseSelectionAccess

End Sub



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