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Get Base Views Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names of the base views for all of the views in a drawing.




' Preconditions: Drawing document is open.


' Postconditions: None



Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swDraw                      As SldWorks.DrawingDoc

    Dim swView                      As SldWorks.View

    Dim swBaseView                  As SldWorks.View

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean


    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swDraw = swModel

    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView


    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName


    Do While Not swView Is Nothing

        ' Returns NULL if no parent

        Set swBaseView = swView.GetBaseView


        Debug.Print "  " & swView.Name


        If Not swBaseView Is Nothing Then

            Debug.Print "    --> " & swBaseView.Name

        End If


        Set swView = swView.GetNextView


End Sub


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