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Get OLE Object Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get OLE object data from a model document.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a model document.
' 2. Click Insert > Object.
' 3. Click Paintbrush Picture > OK.
' 4. Click File > Close.
' 5. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.
Option Explicit
Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension
Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
Dim swOleObj As SldWorks.SwOLEObject
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager  

    Set swOleObj = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)   

    Debug.Print "OLE Object"
    Debug.Print "  Class ID: " & swOleObj.Clsid
    Debug.Print "  Is linked? " & swOleObj.IsLinked
    Debug.Print "    Filename: " & swOleObj.FileName
    Debug.Print "  Buffer size: " & swOleObj.BufferSize
    Debug.Print "  Viewing aspect (1=Content, 2=Thumbnail, 4=Icon, 8=DocPrint): " & swOleObj.Aspect

End Sub

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