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Insert MidSurface in Component Example (VBA)

This example shows how to insert a midsurface feature in a component.

'---------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open an assembly that contains at least one component
'    that contains a solid body.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Inserts a midsurface feature in the component.
' 2. Gets the number of faces in the midsurface feature.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
' 4. Expand the component in the FeatureManager design tree
'    in which the midsurface feature was inserted to
'    verify step 1.
'----------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension
Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim swComp As SldWorks.Component2
Dim swAssem As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc
Dim featMgr As SldWorks.FeatureManager
Sub main()
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swExt = swModel.Extension
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set featMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
    Set swAssem = swModel    
    Dim vComponents As Variant
    vComponents = swAssem.GetComponents(True)
    Set swComp = vComponents(0)
    Dim vBodies As Variant
    vBodies = swComp.GetBodies2(swBodyType_e.swSolidBody)
    If Not IsEmpty(vBodies) Then
        Dim pBody As Body2
        Set pBody = vBodies(0)
        Dim midSurf As MidSurface3
        Set swModel = swComp.GetModelDoc2
        Debug.Print "Component in which to insert midsurface feature: " & swModel.GetPathName
        Set midSurf = featMgr.InsertMidSurface(pBody, swModel, 0.5, True)
        Debug.Print "Face count: " & midSurf.GetFaceCount
    Else
        Debug.Print "Open a different assembly in which the specified body is a solid body."
    End If
End Sub


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