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Get Layers Example (VBA)

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.

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swLayerMgr                  As SldWorks.LayerMgr
    Dim vLayerArr                   As Variant
    Dim vLayer                      As Variant
    Dim swLayer                     As SldWorks.Layer

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swLayerMgr = swModel.GetLayerManager

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  Current Layer = " & swLayerMgr.GetCurrentLayer
    Debug.Print ""

    vLayerArr = swLayerMgr.GetLayerList
    For Each vLayer In vLayerArr
        Set swLayer = swLayerMgr.GetLayer(vLayer)

        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

End Sub

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