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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
    Next

End Sub



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