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Get Type of Instant3D Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the types and persistent IDs of underlying features of Instant3D features.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Verify that the specified part exists.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens the part and traverses the FeatureManager 
'    design tree.
' 2. Gets the types of features, including the types
'    of underlying features and persistent IDs
'    of Instant3D features.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swFeature As SldWorks.Feature
Dim fileName As String
Dim errors As Long
Dim warnings As Long
Sub main()
Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
fileName = "C:\Users\Public\Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2017\tutorial\api\block.sldprt"
Set swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocPART, swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
Set swFeature = swModel.FirstFeature
Call SelectFeat(swFeature)
End Sub
Public Function SelectFeat(featureTemp As SldWorks.Feature) As Boolean
While Not featureTemp Is Nothing
    Dim featureName As String
    featureName = featureTemp.GetTypeName2    
    Debug.Print featureName    
    ' Instant3D features are ICE features
    If featureName = "ICE" Then
        Debug.Print "   Type:     " & featureTemp.GetTypeName
        Debug.Print "   ID:       " & featureTemp.GetID
    End If
    Set featureTemp = featureTemp.GetNextFeature
End Function


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