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Get Axis of Revolve Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the type of axis of revolution and the axis of revolution for a revolve feature.

 

'------------------------------------------------

'

' Preconditions:

'         (1) Part document is open.

'         (2) Revolve feature exists and is selected.

'

' Postconditions: The axis of revolution is identified and

          selected, and then deselected.

'

'------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim featdata As SldWorks.RevolveFeatureData2

Dim feat As SldWorks.Feature

Dim skobj As SldWorks.SketchSegment

Dim edgeobj As SldWorks.entity

Dim axisobj As SldWorks.refAxis

Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Dim longstatus As Long

 

Sub main()

 

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

Set feat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

Set featdata = feat.GetDefinition

 

boolstatus = featdata.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing)

longstatus = featdata.GetAxisType

Set skobj = featdata.axis

 

Select Case longstatus

Case SwConst.swSelSKETCHSEGS

    Set skobj = featdata.axis

    boolstatus = skobj.Select4(False, Nothing)

Case SwConst.swSelDATUMAXES

    Set axisobj = featdata.axis

    Set feat = axisobj

    boolstatus = feat.Select2(False, 0)

Case SwConst.swSelEDGES

    Set edgeobj = featdata.axis

    boolstatus = edgeobj.Select4(False, Nothing)

End Select

 

featdata.ReleaseSelectionAccess

End Sub



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