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Get OLE Object Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get OLE object data from a model document.

'----------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a model document.
' 2. Click Insert > Object.
' 3. Click Paintbrush Picture > OK.
' 4. Click File > Close.
' 5. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.
'-----------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
 
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension
Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim swOleObj As SldWorks.SwOLEObject
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager  

    Set swOleObj = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)   

    Debug.Print "OLE Object"
    Debug.Print "  Class ID: " & swOleObj.Clsid
    Debug.Print "  Is linked? " & swOleObj.IsLinked
    Debug.Print "    Filename: " & swOleObj.FileName
    Debug.Print "  Buffer size: " & swOleObj.BufferSize
    Debug.Print "  Viewing aspect (1=Content, 2=Thumbnail, 4=Icon, 8=DocPrint): " & swOleObj.Aspect

End Sub



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