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Traverse Hierarchy of Configurations Example (VBA)

This examples shows how to traverse a hierarchy of configurations.




' Preconditions: Part or assembly is open.


' Postconditions: None


' NOTE: Configurations are not supported on drawings



Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim vConfigNameArr              As Variant

    Dim vConfigName                 As Variant

    Dim swConfig                    As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim swParentConfig              As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim swConfMgr                   As SldWorks.ConfigurationManager

    Dim vChildConfigArr             As Variant

    Dim vChildConfig                As Variant

    Dim swChildConfig               As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim i                           As Long

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean


    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swConfMgr = swModel.ConfigurationManager

    Set swConfig = swConfMgr.ActiveConfiguration

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "  Active Config = " & swConfig.Name

    Debug.Print ""


    ' Always at least one configuration will exist

    vConfigNameArr = swModel.GetConfigurationNames

    For Each vConfigName In vConfigNameArr

        Set swConfig = swModel.GetConfigurationByName(vConfigName)


        Debug.Print "  Name                         = " & swConfig.Name

        Debug.Print "    Description                = " & swConfig.Description

        Debug.Print "    Comment                    = " & swConfig.Comment


        Debug.Print "    UseAlternateNameInBOM      = " & swConfig.UseAlternateNameInBOM

        Debug.Print "    AlternateName              = " & swConfig.AlternateName


        Debug.Print "    ShowChildComponentsInBOM   = " & swConfig.ShowChildComponentsInBOM

        Debug.Print "    HideNewComponentModels     = " & swConfig.HideNewComponentModels

        Debug.Print "    SuppressNewComponentModels = " & swConfig.SuppressNewComponentModels

        Debug.Print "    SuppressNewFeatures        = " & swConfig.SuppressNewFeatures

        Debug.Print "    StreamName                 = " & swConfig.GetStreamName

        Debug.Print "    IsDerived                  = " & swConfig.IsDerived


        ' Process parent

        Set swParentConfig = swConfig.GetParent


        If Not swParentConfig Is Nothing Then

        Debug.Print "      Parent                   = " & swParentConfig.Name

        End If


        ' Process children

        vChildConfigArr = swConfig.GetChildren

        If Not IsEmpty(vChildConfigArr) Then

            For Each vChildConfig In vChildConfigArr

                Set swChildConfig = vChildConfig


        Debug.Print "      Child                    = " & swChildConfig.Name


        End If


        Debug.Print ""


End Sub

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