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Get Reference Axis Data Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get reference axis data.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part, assembly, or drawing document.
' 2. Select a reference axis.
' Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate window.

Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr
    Dim swFeat                      As SldWorks.Feature
    Dim swRefAxis                   As SldWorks.RefAxis
    Dim swRefAxisData               As SldWorks.RefAxisFeatureData
    Dim swMathAxis                  As Variant

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager
    Set swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
    Set swRefAxis = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2
    swMathAxis = swRefAxis.GetRefAxisParams

    Debug.Print "File = " & swModel.GetPathName
    Debug.Print "  " & swFeat.Name
    Debug.Print "    Start point = (" & swMathAxis(0) * 1000# & ", " & swMathAxis(1) * 1000# & ", " & swMathAxis(2) * 1000# & ") mm"
    Debug.Print "    End point = (" & swMathAxis(3) * 1000# & ", " & swMathAxis(4) * 1000# & ", " & swMathAxis(5) * 1000# & ") mm"

    Set swRefAxisData = swFeat.GetDefinition
    Debug.Print "    Type = " & swRefAxisData.Type

End Sub


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