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Rotate Model Example (VBA)

This example shows how to rotate a model in the graphics area.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Verify that the specified part template exists.
' 2. Watch the graphics while the macro runs.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Creates a new part document.
' 2. Inserts and extrudes a rectangular sketch.
' 3. Rotates the sketch multiple times.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Part As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim myFeature As SldWorks.Feature
Dim vSkLines As Variant
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
Option Explicit
Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
   

    Set Part = swApp.NewDocument("C:\ProgramData\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2012\templates\Part.prtdot", 0, 0, 0)
  

    boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Top Plane", "PLANE", -5.67254111166863E-02, 7.53958008310182E-03, 2.48109468921342E-02, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
    Part.SketchManager.InsertSketch True
   

    vSkLines = Part.SketchManager.CreateCornerRectangle(-4.93169981371904E-02, 1.73783707721528E-02, 0, 5.58925978888158E-02, -4.55595125648331E-02, 0)
    Part.ShowNamedView2 "*Trimetric", 8

    boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line2", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
    boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line1", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, True, 0, Nothing, 0)
    boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line4", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, True, 0, Nothing, 0)
    boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line3", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, True, 0, Nothing, 0)
   

    Set myFeature = Part.FeatureManager.FeatureExtrusion2(True, False, False, 0, 0, 0.016256, 0.00254, False, False, False, False, 1.74532925199433E-02, 1.74532925199433E-02, False, False, False, False, True, True, True, 0, 0, False)
    Part.SelectionManager.EnableContourSelection = False
   

    Part.ViewRotate
    Part.ViewRotateminusx
    Part.ViewRotateminusy
    Part.ViewRotateminusz
    Part.ViewRotateplusx
    Part.ViewRotateplusy
    Part.ViewRotateplusz
    Part.ViewRotXMinusNinety
    Part.ViewRotXPlusNinety
    Part.ViewRotYMinusNinety
    Part.ViewRotYPlusNinety
   

End Sub

 



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