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Get Explode Step Example (VB.NET)

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.
'---------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Public Sub main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swConfigurationMgr As ConfigurationManager
        Dim swConfiguration As Configuration
        Dim swExplodeStep As ExplodeStep 
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        'Get explode step
        swConfigurationMgr = swModel.ConfigurationManager
        swConfiguration = swConfigurationMgr.ActiveConfiguration
        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
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class


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