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Insert and Resize Sketch Slot (VB.NET)

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




' Preconditions:  Part document is open


' Postconditions: Sketch slot is inserted in a new

'                 sketch, then re-sized



Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Imports System.Diagnostics


Partial Class SolidWorksMacro


    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

    Dim swExt As ModelDocExtension

    Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

    Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Dim swPart As PartDoc

    Dim skManager As SketchManager


    Public Sub main()


        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swExt = swModel.Extension

        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

        skManager = swModel.SketchManager

        swPart = swModel


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




        Dim swSketchSlot As SketchSlot

        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.ToString())

        Debug.Print("Width: " & swSketchSlot.Width)




        ' Edit the original slot

        swSketchSlot.Width = swSketchSlot.Width * 2.0#



    End Sub


    ''' <summary>

    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

    ''' </summary>

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class

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