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Get COSMOSMotion Motion Study Properties and Results Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get a COSMOSMotion motion study's properties and results.



' Preconditions: Model is open that has a COSMOSMotion motion study

'                named PhysSim and at least one COSMOSMotion motion study plot.


' Postconditions: None


Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

Dim swMotionMgr As SwMotionStudy.MotionStudyManager

Dim swMotionStudy1 As SwMotionStudy.MotionStudy

Dim swResults As SwMotionStudy.MotionStudyResults

Dim swMotionStudyProps As SwMotionStudy.MotionStudyProperties

Dim swCosmosMotionStudyProps As SwMotionStudy.CosmosMotionStudyProperties

Dim swCosmosMotionStudyResults As SwMotionStudy.CosmosMotionStudyResults


Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

    ' Get the MotionManager.

    Set swMotionMgr = swModelDocExt.GetMotionStudyManager()

    If (swMotionMgr Is Nothing) Then


    End If

    ' Get motion study named PhysSim.

    Set swMotionStudy1 = swMotionMgr.GetMotionStudy("PhysSim")

    If (swMotionStudy1 Is Nothing) Then

        MsgBox "PhysSim is not available."


    End If


    swMotionStudy1.StudyType = swMotionStudyType_e.swMotionStudyTypePhysicalSimulation


    'Is the motion study active?  If not, activate it.

    If Not swMotionStudy1.IsActive Then swMotionStudy1.Activate

    Debug.Print "Duration of motion study: " & swMotionStudy1.GetDuration

    Debug.Print "Timebar position on timeline: " & swMotionStudy1.GetTime

    Debug.Print "Number of motion features: " & swMotionStudy1.GetMotionFeaturesCount


    'Get COSMOSMotion study properties.

    Set swMotionStudyProps = swMotionStudy1.GetProperties(4)

    Set swCosmosMotionStudyProps = swMotionStudyProps


    Debug.Print ""

    Debug.Print "COSMOSMotion study properties: "

    Debug.Print "    Animate during simulation: " & swCosmosMotionStudyProps.AnimateDuringSimulation

    Debug.Print "    Make all mates flexible: " & swCosmosMotionStudyProps.MakeAllMatesFlexible

    Debug.Print "    Display results graphics as wireframe: " & swCosmosMotionStudyProps.WireframeGraphics


    ' Get COSMOSMotion study results.

    Set swResults = swMotionStudy1.GetResults(4)

    Set swCosmosMotionStudyResults = swResults

    Debug.Print "    Number of plots: " & swCosmosMotionStudyResults.GetPlotCount


    Debug.Print ""

    Debug.Print "Are the motion study results out of date? " & swResults.IsOutOfDate



End Sub

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