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Get Layers Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the layers in a drawing document.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a drawing document.
// 2. Open an Immediate window.
// Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace GetLayers_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

public void Main()
ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
LayerMgr swLayerMgr = default(LayerMgr);
object[] vLayerArr = null;
object vLayer = null;
Layer swLayer = default(Layer);

            swModel = (
            swLayerMgr = (

Debug.Print("File = " + swModel.GetPathName());
Debug.Print("  Current Layer = " + swLayerMgr.GetCurrentLayer());

            vLayerArr = (
foreach (object vLayer_loopVariable in vLayerArr)
                vLayer = vLayer_loopVariable;
                swLayer = (

Debug.Print("    Layer          = " + swLayer.Name);
Debug.Print("    Color          = " + swLayer.Color);
Debug.Print("    Description    = " + swLayer.Description);
Debug.Print("    ID             = " + swLayer.GetID());
Debug.Print("    Style          = " + swLayer.Style);
Debug.Print("    Visible        = " + swLayer.Visible);
Debug.Print("    Width          = " + swLayer.Width);
Debug.Print("    Printable      = " + swLayer.Printable);


public SldWorks swApp;




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