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Get Layers Example (VB.NET)

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.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Sub main()

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim swLayerMgr As LayerMgr
Dim vLayerArr As Object
        Dim vLayer As Object
        Dim swLayer As Layer

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swLayerMgr = swModel.GetLayerManager

"File = " & swModel.GetPathName)
"  Current Layer = " & swLayerMgr.GetCurrentLayer)

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

"    Layer          = " & swLayer.Name)
"    Color          = " & swLayer.Color)
"    Description    = " & swLayer.Description)
"    ID             = " & swLayer.GetID)
"    Style          = " & swLayer.Style)
"    Visible        = " & swLayer.Visible)
"    Width          = " & swLayer.Width)
"    Printable      = " & swLayer.Printable)

    End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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