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Get Break Line Data Example (VB.NET)

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.
' ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

    
Dim Draw As DrawingDoc
    
Dim swActiveView As View
    
Dim Size As Long
    Dim Breaks As Long
    Dim info As Object
    Dim boolstatus As Boolean


    Sub main()

        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
        swActiveView = Draw.GetFirstView ' get the sheet
        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("   General 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
            swActiveView = swActiveView.GetNextView
        
Next i

    
End Sub

  
    
Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 

 



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