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Get Offset Surface Data Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get data for an offset surface.

'------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open an assembly document that contains a component that
'    has a surface offset feature.
' 2. Select the component's surface offset feature.
' 3. 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

    
Sub main()

        
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
        
Dim swSelData As SelectData
        
Dim swOffset As SurfaceOffsetFeatureData
        
Dim swFeat As Feature
        
Dim swEnt As Entity
        
Dim vFace As Object
        Dim i As Long
        Dim bRet As Boolean
        Dim comp As Component2
        
Dim swCompFace As Component2

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData
        swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        swOffset = swFeat.GetDefinition
        comp = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectsComponent3(1, -1)

        Debug.Print(
"File = " & swModel.GetPathName)
        Debug.Print(
"CompFeature = " & comp.Name2)
        Debug.Print(
"  " & swFeat.Name)
        Debug.Print(
"    Distance       = " & swOffset.Distance * 1000.0# & " mm")
        Debug.Print(
"    Flip           = " & swOffset.Flip)
        Debug.Print(
"    FacesCount     = " & swOffset.GetEntitiesCount)

        bRet = swOffset.AccessSelections(swModel, comp)

        swModel.ClearSelection2(
True)

        vFace = swOffset.Entities

        
For i = 0 To UBound(vFace)
            swEnt = vFace(i) 
            Debug.Print "    Entity selected = " & swEnt.Select4(True, Nothing) 
            swCompFace = swEnt.GetComponent
            Debug.Print(
"    Component face = " & swCompFace.Name2)
        
Next i

        swOffset.ReleaseSelectionAccess()

    
End Sub


    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 

 



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