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Get Component Names and Types for Inplace Mate Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names of the components for an Inplace mate.

'----------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\tutorial\advdrawings\bladed shaft.sldasm.
' 2. In the FeatureManager design tree, expand blade extension >
'    Mates in bladed shaft and click Inplace5.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the Inplace mate.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
'----------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Sub ProcessMateInPlace(swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks, swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2, swMateInPlace As SldWorks.MateInPlace)
    Dim swComp As SldWorks.Component2
    Dim nNumMateEnt As Long
    Dim i As Long
    Set swComp = swMateInPlace.Component: Debug.Assert Not Nothing Is swComp
    nNumMateEnt = swMateInPlace.GetMateEntityCount
    Debug.Print "    Component = " & swComp.Name2
    For i = 0 To nNumMateEnt - 1
        Debug.Print "    Mate Component = " & swMateInPlace.MateComponentName(i)
        Debug.Print "      Type of Inplace mate entity = " & swMateInPlace.MateEntityType(i)
    Next i
End Sub
Sub main()
    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swMateInPlace As SldWorks.MateInPlace
    Dim bRet As Boolean
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    Set swMateInPlace = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2
    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  " & swFeat.Name & " [" & swFeat.GetTypeName & "]"
    ProcessMateInPlace swApp, swModel, swMateInPlace
End Sub


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