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Set New End Condition for Simple Hole Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to set a new end condition for a simple hole feature.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part document containing a block with a simple hole feature named
'    Hole1.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions: 
' 1. Select the bottom face of the block at Stop, then press F5.
' 2. Sets the bottom face of the block as the new end condition
'    of the simple hole feature.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Model As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim SelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim SimpleHoleFeature As SldWorks.Feature
Dim SimpleHoleFeature_DEF As SldWorks.SimpleHoleFeatureData2
Dim bottomFace As SldWorks.Face2
Dim SimpleHoleEndCondition As SldWorks.Face2
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set Model = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set SelMgr = Model.SelectionManager
   

    boolstatus = Model.Extension.SelectByID2("Hole1", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)
    Set SimpleHoleFeature = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
   

    Stop 'Select the bottom face of the block, then press F5
    Set bottomFace = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
   

    Set SimpleHoleFeature_DEF = SimpleHoleFeature.GetDefinition
    SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.AccessSelections Model, Nothing
   

    Dim SimpleHoleType As Long
   

    ' Print the type of hole
    SimpleHoleType = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.Type
    Debug.Print "Hole type: " & SimpleHoleType
   

    ' If the end condition is blind, no reference is returned
    Set SimpleHoleEndCondition = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.GetEndConditionReference(SimpleHoleType)
   

    SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.Type = swEndCondUpToSurface
    SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.SetEndConditionReference bottomFace
    SimpleHoleFeature.ModifyDefinition SimpleHoleFeature_DEF, Model, Nothing
    SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.AccessSelections Model, Nothing
   

    ' Print the type of hole
    SimpleHoleType = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.Type
    Debug.Print "Hole type after setting end condition: " & SimpleHoleType
   

    ' The end condition is not blind, so a reference is returned
    Set SimpleHoleEndCondition = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.GetEndConditionReference(SimpleHoleType)
   
    SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.ReleaseSelectionAccess
      

End Sub



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