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Get Component by Name Example (VB.NET)

This examples shows how to get a component by name and to determine if that component is fixed or floating.

'-------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\tutorial\EDraw\claw\claw-mechanism.sldasm.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the specified component.
' 2. Gets whether the specified component is fixed.
' 3. Examine the Immediate window.
'-------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    Dim swAssy As AssemblyDoc
    Dim swComp As Component2
 
    Public Sub main()
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swAssy = swModel
        Dim CompName As String
        CompName = "center-1"
        swComp = swAssy.GetComponentByName(CompName)
        Debug.Print("Is component fixed: " & swComp.IsFixed)
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
End Class


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