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Create Section View and Get Some Data Example (VB.NET)

This example creates a section view and sets and gets some of the section view's data.

'--------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\samples\tutorial\driveworksxpress\mobile gantry.slddrw
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Creates a section view of Drawing View4.
' 2. Sets and gets some section view settings.
' 3. Examine the drawing and the Immediate window.
'
' NOTE: Because this drawing 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 swModel As ModelDoc2
    
Dim swDrawing As DrawingDoc
    
Dim swSketchMgr As SketchManager
    
Dim swSketchSegment As SketchSegment
    
Dim excludedComponents As Object
    Dim swView As View
    
Dim swSectionView As DrSection
    
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swDrawing = swModel

        
' Activate the view for which you want to create a section view
        boolstatus = swDrawing.ActivateView("Drawing View4")
        swModel.ClearSelection2(
True)

        
' Create section-view line
        swSketchMgr = swModel.SketchManager
        swSketchSegment = swSketchMgr.CreateLine(-1.383705, 2.078706, 0.0#, 2.747162, 0.0441, 0.0#)

        
' Create the section view at the specified coordinates
        ' and up to the specified distance from the section-view line
        excludedComponents = Nothing
        swView = swDrawing.CreateSectionViewAt5(0.1604082711061, 0.2048687170364, 0, "D", 32, (excludedComponents), 0.00835)
 
       Debug.Print("View data:")
        Debug.Print(" Emphasize outlines of section views? " & swView.EmphasizeOutline)
        swSectionView = swView.GetSection

       
' Set some section-view settings
        swSectionView.SetAutoHatch(
True)
        s
wSectionView.SetLabel2(
"ABCD")
        swSectionView.SetDisplayOnlySurfaceCut(
False)
        swSectionView.SetPartialSection(False)
        swSectionView.SetReversedCutDirection(False)
        swSectionView.SetScaleWithModelChanges(True)
        swSectionView.CutSurfaceBodies = True
        swSectionView.DisplaySurfaceBodies = True
        swSectionView.ExcludeSliceSectionBodies = False
 

        ' Get some section-view settings
        Debug.Print(
"Section view data: ")
        Debug.Print(
" Label: " & swSectionView.GetLabel)
        Debug.Print(
" Name of section line: " & swSectionView.GetName)
        Debug.Print(
" Depth: " & swSectionView.SectionDepth * 1000.0# & " mm")
        Debug.Print(
" Cut direction reversed from default direction? " & swSectionView.GetReversedCutDirection)
        Debug.Print(
" Partial section cut? " & swSectionView.GetPartialSection)
        Debug.Print(
" Display only the surface cut by the section line? " & swSectionView.GetDisplayOnlySurfaceCut)
        Debug.Print(" Display surface bodies? " & swSectionView.DisplaySurfaceBodies)
   
    Debug.Print(" Exclude slice section bodies? " & swSectionView.ExcludeSliceSectionBodies)

        swSectionView.SetDisplayOnlySpeedPakBodies(
True)

        Debug.Print(
" Display only SpeedPak bodies? " & swSectionView.GetDisplayOnlySpeedPakBodies)
        Debug.Print(
" Scale with model changes? " & swSectionView.GetScaleWithModelChanges)
        Debug.Print(" Auto-hatch enabled? " & swSectionView.GetAutoHatch)
       
Debug.Print(" Hide cut surface bodies? " & swSectionView.CutSurfaceBodies)

 

        swModel.EditRebuild3()

    
End Sub
  
    
Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class



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