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Insert and Resize Sketch Slot (VBA)

This example shows how to insert and resize a sketch slot.


' Preconditions:  Part document is open.


' Postconditions: Sketch slot is inserted in a new

'                 sketch, then re-sized.


Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

Dim swExt As ModelDocExtension

Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Dim swPart As PartDoc

Dim skManager As SketchManager


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swExt = swModel.Extension

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

Set skManager = swModel.SketchManager

Set swPart = swModel


boolstatus = swExt.SelectByID2("Front Plane", "PLANE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, 0)




Dim swSketchSlot As SketchSlot

' Insert a sketch slot

Set swSketchSlot = skManager.CreateSketchSlot(swSketchSlotCreationType_e.swSketchSlotCreationType_line, swSketchSlotLengthType_e.swSketchSlotLengthType_CenterCenter, 0.05, -0.05, 0, 0, 0.05, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, False)


Dim lengthType As swSketchSlotLengthType_e

lengthType = swSketchSlot.lengthType


Debug.Print "Length: " & swSketchSlot.Length

Debug.Print "Length Type: "; lengthType

Debug.Print "Width: " & swSketchSlot.Width




' Edit the slot

swSketchSlot.Width = swSketchSlot.Width * 2#



End Sub

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