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Get OLE Object Data Example (VB.NET)

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.
'-----------------------------------------------------------

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
    Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
    Dim swOleObj As SwOLEObject
    Dim boolstatus As Boolean
 
 
    Sub main()
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
 
        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
 
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class
 

 



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