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Create 360° Revolve Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to create a 360° revolve feature.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part document that contains Axis1
'    and Sketch1 features; Sketch1 must be a rectangle and Axis1
'    must have been created using an edge on the rectangle.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Creates a 360° revolve feature.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window, graphics area, and FeatureManager
'    design tree.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension
Dim swFeatMgr As SldWorks.FeatureManager
Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
Dim swRevolveFeat As SldWorks.RevolveFeatureData2
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Sub main()

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

    boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Sketch1", "SKETCH", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
    boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Axis1", "AXIS", 0, 0, 0, True, 16, Nothing, 0)
    Set swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
    Set swFeat = swFeatMgr.FeatureRevolve2(True, True, False, False, False, False, 0, 0, 6.2831853071796, 0, False, False, 0.01, 0.01, 0, 0, 0, True, True, True)
    swModel.ViewZoomtofit2
    Set swRevolveFeat = swFeat.GetDefinition
    ' Set the type of revolve as defined in swRevolveType_e
    Debug.Print "Revolve feature type before setting to 5: " & swRevolveFeat.Type
    swRevolveFeat.Type = 5
    boolstatus = swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swRevolveFeat, swModel, Nothing)
    Debug.Print "Revolve feature type after setting to 5: " & swRevolveFeat.Type

End Sub



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