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Get Fixed Face of Flatten-Bends Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the fixed face of a flatten-bends feature.

'------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a sheet metal part.
' 2. Select a Process-Bends feature in the FeatureManager design
'    tree.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Rolls the FeatureManager design tree back to the feature
'    that contains the fixed face of the Process-Bends feature.
' 2. Selects the fixed face of the Process-Bends feature.
' 3. Examine the FeatureManager design tree and graphics area,
'    then press F5.
' 4. Rolls the FeatureManager design tree forward.
'------------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swBends As SldWorks.BendsFeatureData
    Dim swFace As SldWorks.Face2
    Dim swEntity As SldWorks.Entity
    Dim bRet As Boolean
   

    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    Set swBends = swFeat.GetDefinition
 

   ' Roll back to access the Process-Bends feature data
    bRet = swBends.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing)

    Set swFace = swBends.GetFixedFace
    Set swEntity = swFace
    bRet = swEntity.Select4(False, Nothing)

    Stop
    ' Press F5
   

    ' Cancel any changes made
    swBends.ReleaseSelectionAccess

End Sub



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