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Get Sketch Segment Length Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the length of a sketch segment.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part that has a Sketch1 feature of a parabola.
' 2. Select the sketch.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the selected sketch.
' 2. Gets the length of the parabola.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.PartDoc
Dim SelectionManager As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim SketchSegment As SldWorks.SketchSegment
Dim Length As Double
Sub main()
    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set SelectionManager = Part.SelectionManager()
    Part.SelectByID "Parabola1@Sketch1", "EXTSKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0
    Set SketchSegment = SelectionManager.GetSelectedObject2(1)
    Length = SketchSegment.GetLength()
    Debug.Print "Length = " & Length * 1000 & " mm"
End Sub


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