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Get Crosshatches on the View Example (VBA)

This example shows how to iterate the drawing views and get the crosshatches in the current drawing view.




' Preconditions: Drawing document is open and contains at least one drawing view.


' Postconditions: None




Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swDrawing As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

Dim currentView As SldWorks.View



Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swDrawing = swApp.ActiveDoc


' Iterate the drawing views

Set currentView = swDrawing.GetFirstView

While Not currentView Is Nothing

    ' Get the crosshatch count on the view

    Debug.Print currentView.GetFaceHatchCount

    If currentView.GetFaceHatchCount = 0 Then

        Set currentView = currentView.GetNextView


        ' Get the crosshatches on the view

        Dim hatcharray As Variant

        hatcharray = currentView.GetFaceHatches


        ' Following FaceHatch properties are accessible to you

        Debug.Print hatcharray(1).Pattern

        Debug.Print hatcharray(1).angle

        Debug.Print hatcharray(1).Color

        Debug.Print hatcharray(1).Layer

        Debug.Print hatcharray(1).Scale2

        Debug.Print hatcharray(1).SolidFill


        Set currentView = currentView.GetNextView


    End If


End Sub

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