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Get Explode Step Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get an explode step in an assembly.

'---------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open an assembly document that contains at least one
'    explode step.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the explode step.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
'---------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swConfigurationMgr As SldWorks.ConfigurationManager
Dim swConfiguration As SldWorks.Configuration
Dim swExplodeStep As SldWorks.ExplodeStep
Sub main()
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    'Get explode step
    Set swConfigurationMgr = swModel.ConfigurationManager
    Set swConfiguration = swConfigurationMgr.ActiveConfiguration
    Set swExplodeStep = swConfiguration.GetExplodeStep(0)
    Debug.Print "Name of explode step: " & swExplodeStep.Name
    Debug.Print "Number of components that move in this explode step: " & swExplodeStep.GetNumOfComponents
    Debug.Print "Is the sub-assembly rigid? " & swExplodeStep.IsSubAssemblyRigid 
End Sub


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