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Get and Set Parting Line Feature Data Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get and set parting line feature data.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a model document that contains a parting line feature.
' 2. Select the parting line feature in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets and sets parting line feature data.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
    Public Sub main()
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swSelectionMgr As SelectionMgr
        Dim swFeature As Feature
        Dim swPartingLineFeatureData As PartingLineFeatureData
        Dim state As Boolean
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        'Get parting line feature
        swSelectionMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swFeature = swSelectionMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        swPartingLineFeatureData = swFeature.GetDefinition
        'Roll back to get and set parting line feature data
        state = swPartingLineFeatureData.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing)
        Debug.Print("File = " & swModel.GetPathName)
        Debug.Print(" Feature name: " & swFeature.Name)
        Debug.Print("    Parting line status as defined by swPartingLineFeatureStatus_e: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.Status)
        Debug.Print("    Draft angle: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.Angle)
        'Reverse pull direction of part line
        Debug.Print("    Pull direction before reversing: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.PullDirection)
        If swPartingLineFeatureData.PullDirection Then
            swPartingLineFeatureData.PullDirection = False
            swPartingLineFeatureData.PullDirection = True
        End If
        Debug.Print("    Pull direction after reversing: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.PullDirection)
        Debug.Print("    Pull direction type as defined by swSelectType_e: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.PullDirectionType)
        Debug.Print("    Split faces: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.SplitFaces)
        If swPartingLineFeatureData.SplitFaces Then
            Debug.Print("    Split faces options as defined by swSplitFacesOption_e: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.SplitFacesOption)
        End If
        Debug.Print("    Core/cavity split: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.CoreCavitySplit)
        Debug.Print("    Number of entities to split: " & swPartingLineFeatureData.GetEntitiesToSplitCount)
        'Modify and roll forward parting line feature
        swFeature.ModifyDefinition(swPartingLineFeatureData, swModel, Nothing)
    End Sub
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
End Class

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