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Get Features of Multibody Sheet Metal Part Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the number and names of the features in the cut-list folder in a multibody sheet metal part.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a multibody sheet metal part.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the number and names of the features in the cut-list folder
'    in a multibody sheet metal part.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.
'--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit

Sub main()
    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swFeatMgr As SldWorks.FeatureManager
    Dim swFeat As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swBodyFolder As SldWorks.BodyFolder
    Dim swBody As Body2
    Dim FeatType As String
    Dim FeatTypeName As String
    Dim NbrOfBodies As Long
    Dim Bodies As Variant
    Dim Features As Variant
    Dim i As Long
    Dim j As Long
    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
    Set swFeat = swModel.FirstFeature
    Do While Not swFeat Is Nothing
        FeatType = swFeat.Name
        FeatTypeName = swFeat.GetTypeName2
        Debug.Print "  " & FeatType & " [" & FeatTypeName & "]"
        If FeatTypeName = "CutListFolder" Then
            Set swBodyFolder = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2
            swBodyFolder.SetAutomaticCutList True
            swBodyFolder.SetAutomaticUpdate True
            Bodies = swBodyFolder.GetBodies
            Debug.Print "    Number of bodies: " & swBodyFolder.GetBodyCount
            Debug.Print "    Cut list type: " & swBodyFolder.GetCutListType
            Debug.Print "    Generate cut list automatically? " & swBodyFolder.GetAutomaticCutList
            Debug.Print "    Automatically update cut list? " & swBodyFolder.GetAutomaticUpdate
            For i = 0 To (swBodyFolder.GetBodyCount - 1)
                Set swBody = Bodies(i)
                Features = swBody.GetFeatures
                Debug.Print "    Number of features in body #" & i + 1 & ": " & swBody.GetFeatureCount
                For j = 0 To (swBody.GetFeatureCount - 1)
                    Debug.Print "       Name of feature: " & Features(j).GetTypeName2
                Next j
            Next i
        End If
        Set swFeat = swFeat.GetNextFeature
    Loop
End Sub


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