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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

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

        vLayerArr = swLayerMgr.GetLayerList
        
For Each vLayer In vLayerArr
            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



    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class
 

 



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