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Create Polygon Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to create a polygon.

'-------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a part document.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Inserts a sketch.
' 2. Creates a six-sided polygon, circumscribed with a
'    construction circle.
' 3. Examine the graphics area.
'-------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
    
Dim swSketchMgr As SketchManager
    
Dim polygon() As Object

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swSketchMgr = swModel.SketchManager

        swSketchMgr.InsertSketch(
False)

        polygon = swSketchMgr.CreatePolygon(-2.5, 0.88, 0.0#, -2.21, -2.13, 0.0#, 6,
False)

        swModel.ViewZoomtofit2()

        
' Set the selection mode to default
        swModel.SetPickMode()

        swSketchMgr.InsertSketch(
True)

    
End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class
 

 



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