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Move Bodies Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to move all of the bodies in a part document.

'-------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Specified part document to open exists.
' 2. Run the macro.
'
' Postconditions: All of the bodies in the part document
' are moved to the specified location.
'
NOTE: Because this part is used elsewhere, do not save
' any changes when closing it.
'--------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Sub SelectBodies(ByVal swApp As SldWorks, ByVal swModel As ModelDoc2, ByVal bodyArr As Object)
        ' Select and mark the bodies to move
        Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
        Dim swSelData As SelectData
        Dim body As Object
        Dim swBody As Body2
        Dim status As Boolean
 
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData
 
        If (bodyArr Is NothingThen Exit Sub
        For Each body In bodyArr
            swBody = body
            swSelData.Mark = 1
            status = swBody.Select2(True, swSelData)
        Next body
 
    End Sub
 
    Sub Main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim swPart As PartDoc
        Dim bodyArr As Object
        Dim swFeatMgr As FeatureManager
        Dim swFeat As Feature
        Dim fileName As String
        Dim errors As Integer
        Dim warnings As Integer
 
        fileName = "C:\Users\Public\Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2018\samples\tutorial\multibody\multi_inter.sldprt"
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
        swPart = swModel
        swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
 
        swModel.ClearSelection2(True)
 
        ' Get the bodies to move
        bodyArr = swPart.GetBodies2(swBodyType_e.swAllBodies, False)
        SelectBodies(swApp, swModel, bodyArr)
 
        ' Move the bodies
        swFeat = swFeatMgr.InsertMoveCopyBody2(0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#, 0.0#, False, 1)
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
End Class


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