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Traverse Feature Dimensions Example (VBA)

This example shows how to traverse all of the DisplayDimension objects belonging to the feature, get the underlying Dimension object, and query its value.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part.
' 2. Select a feature.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the display dimensions for the selected feature.
' 2. Click OK to close each message box.
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.PartDoc
Dim Feature As SldWorks.Feature
Dim theDimen As SldWorks.Dimension
Dim theDispDimen As SldWorks.DisplayDimension
Dim thevalue As Double
Dim i As Long
Sub main()
    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc     
    Set Feature = Part.SelectionManager.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    If (Feature Is Nothing) Then
        Exit Sub
    End If
    Set theDispDimen = Feature.GetFirstDisplayDimension
    i = 0
    While (Not theDispDimen Is Nothing)
        i = i + 1
        Set theDimen = theDispDimen.GetDimension
        thevalue = theDimen.Value
        swApp.SendMsgToUser "Dimension Value " + Str(i) + " = " + Str(thevalue)
        Set theDispDimen = Feature.GetNextDisplayDimension(theDispDimen)
End Sub

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