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Trim Sketch Entities Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to trim sketch entities.

'-----------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Run the macro.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens a new part document.
' 2. Sketches some lines.
' 3. Examine the sketch, then press
'    F5.
' 4. Selects two lines and trims them
'    to a corner.
' 5. Examine the sketch to verify.
'----------------------------------------- 
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Public Sub Main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
        Dim swSketchMgr As SketchManager
        Dim swSketchSegment As SketchSegment
        Dim status As Boolean
 
        swModel = swApp.NewDocument("C:\ProgramData\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2013\templates\Part.prtdot", 0, 0, 0)
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swSketchMgr = swModel.SketchManager
 
        ' Create sketch of lines
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Front Plane""PLANE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
        swSketchMgr.InsertSketch(True)
        swModel.ClearSelection2(True)
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(-0.055275, 0.03236, 0.0#, 0.027405, 0.03236, 0.0#)
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(0.027405, 0.03236, 0.0#, 0.027405, -0.026476, 0.0#)
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(0.027405, -0.026476, 0.0#, -0.055275, -0.026476, 0.0#)
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(-0.055275, -0.026476, 0.0#, -0.055275, -0.070758, 0.0#)
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(-0.055275, -0.070758, 0.0#, 0.027405, -0.070758, 0.0#)
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(0.027405, -0.070758, 0.0#, 0.076642, 0.03236, 0.0#)
        swModel.ClearSelection2(True)
 
        Stop
        ' Examine the sketch before trimming
        ' the selected lines to a corner
        ' Press F5
        ' Select two lines to trim to a corner
 
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Line6""SKETCHSEGMENT", 0.0391723509933775, -0.0466042594822396, 0, True, 0, Nothing, 0)
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Line3""SKETCHSEGMENT", 0.0193539283564118, -0.0264761739915713, 0, True, 0, Nothing, 0)
        status = swSketchMgr.SketchTrim(swSketchTrimChoice_e.swSketchTrimCorner, 0, 0, 0)
        swModel.ClearSelection2(True)
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class
 

 

 



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