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Get Offset Surface Data Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get data for an offset surface.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open an assembly document that contains a component that
'    has a surface offset feature.
' 2. Select the component's surface offset feature.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Sub main()

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
Dim swSelData As SelectData
Dim swOffset As SurfaceOffsetFeatureData
Dim swFeat As Feature
Dim swEnt As Entity
Dim vFace As Object
        Dim i As Long
        Dim bRet As Boolean
        Dim comp As Component2
Dim swCompFace As Component2

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
        swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData
        swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        swOffset = swFeat.GetDefinition
        comp = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectsComponent3(1, -1)

"File = " & swModel.GetPathName)
"CompFeature = " & comp.Name2)
"  " & swFeat.Name)
"    Distance       = " & swOffset.Distance * 1000.0# & " mm")
"    Flip           = " & swOffset.Flip)
"    FacesCount     = " & swOffset.GetEntitiesCount)

        bRet = swOffset.AccessSelections(swModel, comp)


        vFace = swOffset.Entities

For i = 0 To UBound(vFace)
            swEnt = vFace(i) 
            Debug.Print "    Entity selected = " & swEnt.Select4(True, Nothing) 
            swCompFace = swEnt.GetComponent
"    Component face = " & swCompFace.Name2)
Next i


End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class



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