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Disable Equation Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to disable an equation.

'-----------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\tutorial\api\partequations.sldprt.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Disables an equation.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
'
' NOTE: Because the part is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
'------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Public Sub main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swEqnMgr As EquationMgr
        Dim i As Integer
        Dim count As Integer
        Dim disabledCount As Integer
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swEqnMgr = swModel.GetEquationMgr
        count = swEqnMgr.GetCount
        Debug.Print("Number of equations in part = " & count)
        For i = 0 To count - 1
            Debug.Print("  Eqn(" & i & ")  = " & swEqnMgr.Equation(i))
        Next i
 
        Debug.Print("")
 
        disabledCount = swEqnMgr.GetDisabledEquationCount
        Debug.Print("Number of disabled equations in part before running macro = " & disabledCount)
 
        swEqnMgr.Disabled(count - 1) = True
        Debug.Print("Eqn(" & (count - 1) & ") disabled? " & swEqnMgr.Disabled(count - 1))
 
        disabledCount = swEqnMgr.GetDisabledEquationCount
        Debug.Print("Number of disabled equations in part after running macro = " & disabledCount)
 
        Debug.Print("")
 
        count = swEqnMgr.GetCount
        Debug.Print("Number of equations in part = " & count)
        For i = 0 To count - 1
            Debug.Print("  Eqn(" & i & ")  = " & swEqnMgr.Equation(i))
        Next i
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class


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