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Get and Set Scene Properties Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get a model's scene and get and set some scene properties.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a model 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
    Dim Scene As SWScene
    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    Dim swConfig As Configuration
    Dim swPoint As MathPoint
    Dim swVector As MathVector
    Dim point As Object
    Dim vect As Object
    Sub main()
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swConfig = swModel.GetActiveConfiguration
        Debug.Print("Configuration: " & swConfig.name)
        Scene = swConfig.GetScene
        Dim P2SFilename As String = Nothing
        Debug.Print("Scene file: " & P2SFilename)
        Debug.Print("Scene background top gradient color: " & Scene.BackgroundTopGradientColor)
        Debug.Print("Scene background bottom gradient color: " & Scene.BackgroundBottomGradientColor)
        Scene.GetFloorNormal(swPoint, swVector)
        point = swPoint.ArrayData
        Debug.Print("Scene floor normal point: " & point(0) & ", " & point(1) & ", " & point(2))
        vect = swVector.ArrayData
        Debug.Print("Scene floor normal vector: " & vect(0) & ", " & vect(1) & ", " & vect(2))
        Scene.BackgroundType = swSceneBackgroundType_e.swBackgroundType_UseEnvironment
        Debug.Print("Type of scene background as defined in swSceneBackgroundType_e: " & Scene.BackgroundType)
        Debug.Print("Scene background environment image file: " & Scene.BackgroundEnvImage)
        Debug.Print("Scene background image file: " & Scene.BackgroundImage)
        Debug.Print("Scene environment rotation: " & Scene.EnvironmentRotation)
        Scene.FitToSWWindow = True
        Debug.Print("Stretch to fit in SOLIDWORKS window? " & Scene.FitToSWWindow)
        Debug.Print("Scale the scene floor uniformly? " & Scene.FixedAspectRatio)
        Debug.Print("Flip the scene floor direction? " & Scene.FloorDirection)
        Debug.Print("Automatically resize the scene floor based on the model bounding box? " & Scene.FloorAutoSize)
        Debug.Print("Distance between scene floor and model: " & Scene.FloorOffset)
        Debug.Print("Flip the scene floor offset direction? " & Scene.FloorOffsetDirection)
        Scene.FloorReflections = True
        Debug.Print("Show model reflections on the scene floor? " & Scene.FloorReflections)
        Debug.Print("Scene floor rotation: " & Scene.FloorRotation)
        Debug.Print("Show model shadows on the scene floor? " & Scene.FloorShadows)
        Debug.Print("Keep the scene background when changing the scene? " & Scene.KeepBackground)
        Scene.FlattenFloor = True
        Debug.Print("Flatten the scene floor of the spherical environment? " & Scene.FlattenFloor)
        Debug.Print("Horizon height: " & Scene.HorizonHeight)
        Debug.Print("Environment size: " & Scene.EnvironmentSize)

    End Sub
    Public swApp As SldWorks
End Class



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