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Get Part for Corresponding Component Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names of the part entity and the corresponding assembly component entity.

 

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' Preconditions:

'        (1) Assembly document is open.

'        (2) Select the feature whose part's and component's name you want.

'

' Postconditions: None

'

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Option Explicit

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swModelDocComp          As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swModelDocExt           As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

    Dim swSelMgr                As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swAssyFeat              As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swPartFeat              As SldWorks.feature

    Dim swComp                  As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim vFaceArr                As Variant

    Dim swAssyFace              As SldWorks.face2

    Dim swPartFace              As SldWorks.face2

    Dim swAssyEnt               As SldWorks.entity

    Dim swPartEnt               As SldWorks.entity

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

 

    Set swAssyFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

    Set swComp = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectsComponent2(1)

    Set swModelDocComp = swComp.GetModelDoc

    Set swModelDocExt = swModelDocComp.Extension

    

    vFaceArr = swAssyFeat.GetFaces: Debug.Assert Not IsEmpty(vFaceArr)

    

    Set swAssyFace = vFaceArr(0)

    Set swAssyEnt = swAssyFace

    Set swPartEnt = swModelDocExt.GetCorrespondingEntity(swAssyEnt): Debug.Assert Not swPartEnt Is Nothing

    Set swPartFace = swPartEnt

    Set swPartFeat = swPartFace.GetFeature: Debug.Assert Not swPartFeat Is Nothing

    

    Debug.Print "Comp       = " + swComp.Name2 + " [" + swComp.GetPathName + "]"

    Debug.Print "  AssyFeat   = " + swAssyFeat.Name

    Debug.Print "  PartFeat   = " + swPartFeat.Name

End Sub

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