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Insert Swept-cut Thin-walled Feature Example (VBA)

This example shows how to create a swept-cut thin-walled feature.

'---------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Verify that the specified part exists.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Creates a thin-walled swept-cut feature.
' 2. Examine the FeatureManager design tree and graphics area.
'---------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension
Dim swSketchMgr As SldWorks.SketchManager
Dim swSketchSegment As SldWorks.SketchSegment
Dim swFeature As SldWorks.Feature
Dim swPathFeat As SldWorks.Feature
Dim swFeatureMgr As SldWorks.FeatureManager
Dim swSelectionMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim swSweepFeatureData As SldWorks.SweepFeatureData
Dim swSweep As SldWorks.SweepFeatureData
Dim swProfileObj As Object
Dim swProfileBody As SldWorks.Body2
Dim swPathFeature As SldWorks.Feature
Dim sketchLines As Variant
Dim status As Boolean
Dim boolstatus As Boolean
Dim longstatus As Long, longwarnings As Long

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\Users\Public\Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2018\samples\tutorial\api\sweepcutextrude.SLDPRT", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)
   

    boolstatus = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("Sketch2", "SKETCH", 0.01948983274156, -0.02564816935317, 0, False, 1, Nothing, 0)
    boolstatus = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("Sketch3", "SKETCH", -0.03797488317814, -0.02133214444164, 0, True, 4, Nothing, 0)
   

    Set swSweep = swModel.FeatureManager.CreateDefinition(swFmSweepCut)
   

    swSweep.TwistControlType = 0
    swSweep.PathAlignmentType = 0
    swSweep.ThinFeature = True
    swSweep.SetWallThickness True, 0.001 'Meters in Direction 1
    swSweep.SetWallThickness False, 0.001 'Meters in Direction 2
    swSweep.ThinWallType = 3 '2 Directions
    swSweep.TangentPropagation = False
    swSweep.AlignWithEndFaces = True
    swSweep.MaintainTangency = False
    swSweep.AdvancedSmoothing = False
    swSweep.StartTangencyType = 0
    swSweep.EndTangencyType = 0
    swSweep.FeatureScope = True
    swSweep.AutoSelect = True
    swSweep.SetTwistAngle 0#
    swSweep.MergeSmoothFaces = True
    swSweep.AssemblyFeatureScope = True
    swSweep.AutoSelectComponents = True
    swSweep.PropagateFeatureToParts = False
    swSweep.CircularProfile = False
    swSweep.CircularProfileDiameter = 0#

    Set swPathFeat = swModel.FeatureManager.CreateFeature(swSweep)
 

End Sub



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