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Save Model as Bitmap Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to save the current view of a model as a bitmap.
'-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. Open:
'    C:\Users\Public\Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2018\samples\tutorial\api\cstick.sldprt
' 2. Run macro.
'
' Postconditions: Current view of the model is saved as C:\cstick.bmp.
'------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Public Sub Main()
 
        Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
        Dim returnVal As Boolean
        Dim fileName As String
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        fileName = "c:\cstick.bmp"
 
        ' Save as bitmap and use current window size 
        returnVal = swModel.SaveBMP(fileName, 0, 0)
 
    End Sub
 
    ''' <summary>
    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
    ''' </summary>
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class

 



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