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Activate Smart Feature in an Assembly Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to activate a Smart Feature in an assembly.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open public_documents\samples\tutorial\api\testSmartAssembly.sldasm.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Activates Smart Feature holecube-1 and creates two extruded cuts
'    for the selected reference entity.
' 2. Displays Smart Feature holecube-1 in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 3. Creates Smart-Feature1 in component testpart100.
' 4. Expand and examine testpart100 and holecube-1 in the FeatureManager
'    design tree.
'
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Dim feat As Feature
    
Dim comp As Component2
    
Dim comps As Object
    Dim selMgr As SelectionMgr
    
Dim features As Object
    Dim config As Configuration
    
Dim featuresSelected As Object
    Dim components As Object
    Dim componentsSelected As Object
    Dim references As Object
    Dim face As Face2
    
Dim swAss As AssemblyDoc
    
Dim doc As ModelDoc2
    
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
    Dim i As Long
    Dim j As Long

    Sub main()

        swAss = swApp.ActiveDoc

        comps = swAss.GetComponents(
True)

        doc = swAss
        selMgr = doc.SelectionManager

        
For i = 0 To UBound(comps)

            comp = comps(i)
            
If comp.IsSmartComponent Then

                If comp.GetSmartComponentData(features, featuresSelected, components, componentsSelected, references) Then

                    If IsNothing(featuresSelected) = False Then
                        For j = 0 To UBound(featuresSelected)
                            
If featuresSelected(j) = False Then
                                featuresSelected(j) = True
                            End If
                        Next

                    End If


                    If IsNothing(componentsSelected) = False Then
                        For j = 0 To UBound(componentsSelected)
                            
If featuresSelected(j) = False Then
                                componentsSelected(j - 1) = True
                            End If
                        Next

                    End If

                    boolstatus = doc.Extension.SelectByID2("", "FACE", -0.1054255613309, -0.008376708432593, 0.03086069829328, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
                    face = selMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
                    references(0) = face

                    
Dim arrRefsIn(0) As DispatchWrapper
                    arrRefsIn(0) =
New DispatchWrapper(references(0))
                    boolstatus = comp.SetSmartComponentData(featuresSelected, componentsSelected, (arrRefsIn))

                
End If

                Debug.Print(comp.Name)

            
End If

        Next

    End Sub


    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class
 

 



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