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Get Sketch Points Example (VBA)

This example shows how to loop through a selected sketch that has one or more sketch points and get the x and y coordinates of every sketch point.

'-------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a model containing a sketch with one or more
'    sketch points.
' 2. Select the sketch.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the value for each sketch point in the sketch.
' 2. Gets the x and y coordinates of each sketch
'    point in the sketch.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
'--------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Sub main()
    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swSketch As SldWorks.Sketch
    Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swSketchPoint As SldWorks.SketchPoint
    Dim sketchPointArray As Variant
    Dim i As Long
    Dim xValue As Double
    Dim yValue As Double    
    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    Set swSketch = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2
    Debug.Print "FeatName = " + swFeat.Name
    Debug.Print " "
    
    sketchPointArray = swSketch.GetSketchPoints2
    For i = 0 To UBound(sketchPointArray)
        ' Get value returned by ISketchPoint::GetCoords
        Set swSketchPoint = sketchPointArray(i)
        Debug.Print "Value returned by ISketchPoint::GetCoords: " & swSketchPoint.GetCoords
        ' Get the x & y coordinates
        xValue = sketchPointArray(i).X
        yValue = sketchPointArray(i).Y
        Debug.Print "Sketch point coordinates: "
        Debug.Print "  x: " & xValue
        Debug.Print "  y: " & yValue
        Debug.Print " "
        ' Do something useful with the data
    Next i     
End Sub


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