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Insert Explode Line Sketch and Jog Line Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to insert a jog line in an explode line sketch, a type of 3D sketch.

'--------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open public_documents\tutorial\floxpress\ball valve\ball_valve.sldasm.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Creates an exploded view of the assembly.
' 2. Adds a jog line, which is a type of explode line.
' 3. Examine the graphics area.
' 4. Locate 3DExplode1, the explode line sketch, on the
'    ConfigurationManager tab (click the ConfigurationManager tab and
'    expand default and ExplView1.)
'
' NOTE: Because this assembly is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
'--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro


    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

    Dim swAssembly As AssemblyDoc
    Dim swSketchMgr As SketchManager
    Dim swSketchSegment As SketchSegment


    Sub main()

 

        swModel = SwApp.ActiveDoc
        swAssembly = swModel
        swSketchMgr = swModel.SketchManager


        ' Explode the assembly
        swAssembly.AutoExplode()


        swModel.EditRebuild3()


        swModel.ViewZoomtofit2()

        ' Insert an explode line sketch
        swSketchMgr.InsertExplodeLineSketch()

        'Create a line
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(0, 0.1, 0, 0, 0.3, 0)


        swModel.ViewZoomtofit2()

        ' Create a jog line using the line
        swSketchSegment.JogLine(0, 0.2, 0, 0.04, 0.25, 0)


        ' Close the 3D sketch        
        swSketchMgr.Insert3DSketch(True)

 

    End Sub
 

    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class



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