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Get Centers of Mass in Drawing Views Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get the centers of mass in drawing views.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a drawing that has one or more centers of mass.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window for the coordinates of
' all of the centers of mass in all of the views of the
' drawing.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    
Dim swDrawDoc As DrawingDoc
    
Dim swView As View
    
Dim swCenterOfMass As CenterOfMass
    
Dim swAnnotation As Annotation
    
Dim sheetCount As Integer
    Dim viewCount As Integer
    Dim ss As Object
    Dim vv As Object
    Dim coord As Object

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swDrawDoc = swModel

        viewCount = swDrawDoc.GetViewCount
        ss = swDrawDoc.GetViews

        
For sheetCount = LBound(ss) To UBound(ss)
            vv = ss(sheetCount)
            
For viewCount = 1 To UBound(vv)
                Debug.Print(vv(viewCount).GetName2())
                swView = vv(viewCount)
                swCenterOfMass = swView.GetFirstCenterOfMass
                
If Not swCenterOfMass Is Nothing Then
                    swAnnotation = swCenterOfMass.GetAnnotation
                    
If Not swAnnotation Is Nothing Then
                        Debug.Print("  Annotation name: " & swAnnotation.GetName)
                    
End If
                    coord = swCenterOfMass.GetCoordinates
                    Debug.Print(
"  Center of mass coordinates: X: " & coord(0) & ", Y: " & coord(1) & ", and Z: " & coord(2))

                    
While Not (swCenterOfMass.GetNext Is Nothing)
                        swCenterOfMass = swCenterOfMass.GetNext
                        
If Not swCenterOfMass Is Nothing Then
                            swAnnotation = swCenterOfMass.GetAnnotation
                            
If Not swAnnotation Is Nothing Then
                                Debug.Print("  Annotation name: " & swAnnotation.GetName)
                            
End If
                            coord = swCenterOfMass.GetCoordinates
                            Debug.Print(
"  Center of mass coordinates: X: " & coord(0) & ", Y: " & coord(1) & ", and Z: " & coord(2))
                        
End If
                    End While
                End If
            Next viewCount

        
Next sheetCount

    
End Sub


    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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