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Set New End Condition for Simple Hole Feature Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to set a new end condition for a simple hole feature.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part document containing a block with a simple hole feature named
'    Hole1.
' 2. Select the bottom face of the block.
' 3. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:  
' 1. Sets the bottom face of the block as the new end condition
'    of the simple hole feature.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window.

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

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim Model As ModelDoc2
Dim SelMgr As SelectionMgr
Dim SimpleHoleFeature As Feature
Dim SimpleHoleFeature_DEF As SimpleHoleFeatureData2
Dim bottomFace As Face2
Dim SimpleHoleEndCondition As Face2
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

        Model = swApp.ActiveDoc
        SelMgr = Model.SelectionManager

        bottomFace = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

        boolstatus = Model.Extension.SelectByID2(
"Hole1", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOption_e.swSelectOptionDefault)
        SimpleHoleFeature = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

        SimpleHoleFeature_DEF = SimpleHoleFeature.GetDefinition

Dim SimpleHoleType As Integer

        ' Print the type of hole
        SimpleHoleType = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.Type
"Hole type: " & SimpleHoleType)

' If the end condition is blind, no reference is returned
        SimpleHoleEndCondition = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.GetEndConditionReference(SimpleHoleType)

        SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.Type = swEndConditions_e.swEndCondUpToSurface
        SimpleHoleFeature.ModifyDefinition(SimpleHoleFeature_DEF, Model,

' Print the type of hole
        SimpleHoleType = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.Type
"Hole type after setting end condition: " & SimpleHoleType)

' The end condition is not blind, so a reference is returned
        SimpleHoleEndCondition = SimpleHoleFeature_DEF.GetEndConditionReference(SimpleHoleType)


End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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