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Set Visible Bounding Box for Zoom to Fit Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to set the visible bounding box for Zoom to Fit.

'--------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Verify that the specified assembly document to open
'    exists.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Opens the specified assembly document and zooms to fit
'    the assembly in the graphics area.
' 2. When Done! is printed to the Immediate window,
'    click Zoom to Fit > arm2 at the top of the
'    FeatureManager design tree.
' 3. Examine the graphics area and observe the new bounding box.
'
' NOTE: Because the assembly is used elsewhere, do not save
' changes.
'--------------------------------------------------------
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 swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
        Dim swAssembly As AssemblyDoc
        Dim swMathPoint1 As MathPoint
        Dim swMathPoint2 As MathPoint
        Dim swMathUtilty As MathUtility
        Dim options As Integer
        Dim arr1() As Double
        Dim arr2() As Double
        Dim box() As Double
        Dim status As Boolean
        Dim errors As Integer
        Dim warnings As Integer
 
        swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\Users\Public\Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2018\samples\tutorial\api\arm2.sldasm", 2, 0, "", errors, warnings)
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("arm2.SLDASM""COMPONENT", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)
        swModel.ViewZoomtofit2()
        swAssembly = swModel
        swModel.ClearSelection2(True)
        options = swBoundingBoxOptions_e.swBoundingBoxIncludeRefPlanes + swBoundingBoxOptions_e.swBoundingBoxIncludeSketches
        box = swAssembly.GetBox(options)
 
        'Change values
        box(0) = box(0) + box(0)
        box(1) = box(1) + box(1)
        box(2) = box(2) + box(2)
        box(3) = box(3) + box(3)
        box(4) = box(4) + box(4)
        box(5) = box(5) + box(5)
 
        'Apply the new values
        Dim ar1(2) As Double
        Dim ar2(2) As Double
        ar1(0) = box(0)
        ar1(1) = box(1)
        ar1(2) = box(2)
        ar2(0) = box(3)
        ar2(1) = box(4)
        ar2(2) = box(5)
        swMathUtilty = swApp.GetMathUtility
        swMathPoint1 = swMathUtilty.CreatePoint(ar1)
        swMathPoint2 = swMathUtilty.CreatePoint(ar2)
 
        'Set the bounding box
        swModelDocExt.SetVisibleBox(swMathPoint1, swMathPoint2)
 
        'Remove the bounding box
        'swModelDocExt.RemoveVisibleBox    

        Debug.Print("Done!")
 
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class


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