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Get Maximum Edge and Vertex Gaps Example (VB.NET)

This example returns the same data returned by the Tools > Check dialog box when the check boxes, Maximum edge gap and Maximum vertex gap, are selected.

This example shows how to iterate over each edge and vertex in a part to obtain:

        *  Whether an edge or vertex is:

            * tolerant (distance to neighbor is greater than 5.0E-9 mm).

            * exact (distance to neighbor is less than or equal to 5.0E-9 mm).

        *  Gap size (or tolerance) in mm of each edge or vertex.

        *  Maximum edge and vertex gaps (or tolerances) in mm for the part.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\tutorial\assemblymates\head.sldprt.
' 2. Open an Immediate window.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window for tolerance data for all edges
' and vertexes.
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Sub main()

        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

        Dim swPart As PartDoc

        Dim vBodyArr As Object

        Dim vBody As Object

        Dim swBody As Body2

        Dim vEdgeArr As Object

        Dim vEdge As Object

        Dim swEdge As Edge

        Dim vVertexArr As Object

        Dim vVertex As Object

        Dim swVertex As Vertex

        Dim swFaultEnt As FaultEntity

        Dim bRet As Boolean

        Dim tol As Double

        Dim swTanEnt As Entity

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swPart = swModel

        Debug.Print("File = " & swModel.GetPathName)

        vBodyArr = swPart.GetBodies2(swBodyType_e.swAllBodies, True)

        For Each vBody In vBodyArr

            swBody = vBody

            Debug.Print("  Body[" & swBody.GetType & "] --> " & swBody.GetSelectionId)

            vEdgeArr = swBody.GetEdges

            vVertexArr = swBody.GetVertices

            Dim maxEdgeGap As Double

            maxEdgeGap = 0.0#

            For Each vEdge In vEdgeArr

                ' Find maximum edge gap

                swEdge = vEdge

                bRet = swEdge.IsTolerant(tol)

                If maxEdgeGap < tol Then

                    maxEdgeGap = tol

                End If

                If (Not (bRet = False)) Then

                    Debug.Print("Edge is tolerant:  ")

                    Debug.Print("        Tolerance = " & tol)

                    swTanEnt = swEdge

                    bRet = swTanEnt.Select4(True, Nothing)


                    Debug.Print("Edge is exact:  Tolerance = " & tol)

                End If

                swFaultEnt = swEdge.Check

            Next vEdge


            Debug.Print("Maximum edge gap is " & maxEdgeGap)


            Dim maxVertexGap As Double

            maxVertexGap = 0.0#

            For Each vVertex In vVertexArr

                ' Find maximum vertex gap

                swVertex = vVertex

                bRet = swVertex.IsTolerant(tol)

                If maxVertexGap < tol Then

                    maxVertexGap = tol

                End If

                If (Not (bRet = False)) Then

                    Debug.Print("Vertex is tolerant:  ")

                    Debug.Print("       Tolerance = " & tol)

                    swTanEnt = swVertex

                    bRet = swTanEnt.Select4(True, Nothing)


                    Debug.Print("Vertex is exact:  Tolerance = " & tol)

                End If

            Next vVertex


            Debug.Print("Maximum vertex gap is " & maxVertexGap)


        Next vBody

    End Sub

    ''' <summary>

    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

    ''' </summary>

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class

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