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Create Section View in Model Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to create a section view in a model.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\samples\tutorial\multibody\multi_bridge.sldprt.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Displays a section view with three sections that
'    are capped in color.
' 2. Examine the graphics area.
'
' NOTE: Because the part 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 swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
    
Dim swModelViewMgr As ModelViewManager
    
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
    
Dim svData As SectionViewData
    
Dim plane1 As Feature, plane2 As Feature, plane3 As Feature
    
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swModelViewMgr = swModel.ModelViewManager

        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Front", "PLANE", -0.04751707843116, 0.04466659468449, 0.1209999999999, False, 1, Nothing, 0)
        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Top", "PLANE", -0.06781533387408, 0.00100317525596, 0.1263684575364, True, 2, Nothing, 1)
        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Right", "PLANE", -0.000808330303073, 0.07304457560201, -0.003890984556108, True, 4, Nothing, 1)

        svData = swModelViewMgr.CreateSectionViewData()
        FillPlaneData(svData, swSelMgr)

        boolstatus = swModelViewMgr.CreateSectionView(svData)
        Debug.Print(
" Section bodies are valid: " & boolstatus)

    
End Sub

    Sub FillPlaneData(ByVal data As SectionViewData, ByVal selMgr As SelectionMgr)

        plane1 = selMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)
        plane2 = selMgr.GetSelectedObject6(2, 0)
        plane3 = selMgr.GetSelectedObject6(4, 0)

        data.FirstPlane = plane1
        data.FirstReverseDirection =
False
        data.FirstOffset = -0.01
        data.FirstRotationX = 0.296705972839036
        data.FirstRotationY = 0.174532925199433
        data.FirstColor = RGB(255, 0, 0)

        data.SecondPlane = plane2
        data.SecondReverseDirection =
False
        data.SecondOffset = 0.01
        data.SecondRotationX = 0.296705972839036
        data.SecondRotationY = 0.174532925199433
        data.SecondColor = RGB(0, 255, 0)

        data.ThirdPlane = plane3
        data.ThirdReverseDirection =
True
        data.ThirdOffset = -0.01
        data.ThirdRotationX = 0.296705972839036
        data.ThirdRotationY = 0.174532925199433
        data.ThirdColor = RGB(0, 0, 255)

        data.Redraw =
True
        data.ShowSectionCap = True
        data.KeepCapColor = True
        data.GraphicsOnlySection = True

    End Sub


    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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