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Get Break Line Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get information on all break lines in a view.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Create or open a drawing with one or more views that contain
'    one or more break lines.
' 2. Open an Immediate Window.
'
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim Draw As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
Dim swActiveView As SldWorks.View
Dim Size As Long
Dim Breaks As Long
Dim info As Variant

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set Draw = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Dim count As Long
    count = Draw.GetViewCount
    Debug.Print "There are " & count & " views in this drawing including the sheet view."
    Dim i As Long
    Dim j As Long
    Set swActiveView = Draw.GetFirstView ' get the sheet
    Set swActiveView = swActiveView.GetNextView ' get the first view
    For i = 0 To count - 2
        Debug.Print "View " & i + 1
        Breaks = swActiveView.GetBreakLineCount2(Size)
        Debug.Print "   Number of breaks is " & Breaks
        Debug.Print "   Size of break line data array is " & Size
       

        If Not Breaks = 0 Then

           info = swActiveView.GetBreakLineInfo2

                ' General break line information

                Debug.Print "   Break line info"
                Debug.Print "     Style as defined in swBreakLineStyle_e: " & info(0)
                Debug.Print "     Color (0 or -1 for default color): " & info(1)
                Debug.Print "     Line type as defined in swLineTypes_e: " & info(2)
                Debug.Print "     Line style as defined in swLineStyles_e: " & info(3)
                Debug.Print "     Line weight as defined in swLineWeights_e: " & info(4)
                Debug.Print "     Layer id: " & info(5)
                Debug.Print "     Layer override as defined in swLayerOverride_e: " & info(6)
                Debug.Print "     Number of line segments: " & info(7)
                Debug.Print "     Number of arcs: " & info(8)
                Debug.Print "     Number of jagged lines: " & info(9)
               

                ' Straight, zigzag, arc, or jagged break line data
                Debug.Print ""
                Debug.Print "     Straight, zigzag, arc, or jagged break line data:"
                For j = 10 To Size - 1
                   Debug.Print "      " & info(j)
                Next j


        End If
        Set swActiveView = swActiveView.GetNextView
    Next i

End Sub



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