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Get Data for Scale Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the data for the selected scale feature.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a model document with a scale feature.
' 2. Select the scale feature.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swFeat                  As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swScale                 As SldWorks.ScaleFeatureData
    Dim swCoordSys              As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim nX_Scale                As Double
    Dim nY_Scale                As Double
    Dim nZ_scale                As Double
    Dim bIsUniform              As Boolean

    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    Set swScale = swFeat.GetDefinition
    Set swCoordSys = swScale.CoordinateSystem

    swScale.GetScale nX_Scale, nY_Scale, nZ_scale, bIsUniform

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "Feature = " & swFeat.Name
    Debug.Print "   X scaling factor = " & nX_Scale
    Debug.Print "   Y scaling factor = " & nY_Scale
    Debug.Print "   Z scaling factor = " & nZ_scale
    Debug.Print "   Is uniform = " & bIsUniform
    Debug.Print "   Scaling type as defined in swScaleType_e = " & swScale.Type
    Debug.Print "   Bodies count = " & swScale.GetBodiesCount
    Debug.Print "   Is uniform = " & swScale.IsUniform
    Debug.Print "   Uniform scaling factor = " & swScale.ScaleUniform
    Debug.Print "   X scaling factor = " & swScale.ScaleX
    Debug.Print "   Y scaling factor = " & swScale.ScaleY
    Debug.Print "   Z scaling factor = " & swScale.ScaleZ

    If Not swCoordSys Is Nothing Then
        Debug.Print "   CoorSys = " & swCoordSys.Name
    End If

End Sub



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