0 Replies Latest reply on Jan 8, 2016 8:05 AM by Hrituc Alexandru

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    Hrituc Alexandru

      Hi,

      How can modify this code to run on solid part not for drawing?

      i try to modify it and it's not working

       

      2016 SOLIDWORKS API Help - Get Entities Attached to Cosmetic Thread Example (VBA)

       

      Option Explicit

      Sub main()
          Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
          Dim activeDocument As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
          Dim pAnnotation As SldWorks.Annotation
          Dim selType As Long
          Dim entityCount As Long
          Dim SelMgr As Object
          Dim entitiesArray As Variant
          Dim attachedEntity As SldWorks.Entity
          Dim selView As SldWorks.View
          Dim annotType As Long
          Dim attachedEntityTypes As Variant
          Dim i As Long
          Dim edgeParams As Variant
          Dim edgeRadius As Double
          Dim faceParams As Variant
          Dim faceRadius As Double   
          Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
          Set activeDocument = swApp.ActiveDoc   
          If (activeDocument.GetType <> swDocDRAWING) Then
              Exit Sub
          End If   
          Set SelMgr = activeDocument.SelectionManager
          selType = SelMgr.GetSelectedObjectType2(1)   
          If (selType = swSelDRAWINGVIEWS) Then
              ' Get the selected drawing view
              Set selView = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
                  If (selView Is Nothing) Then
                   Exit Sub
                  End If
                  ' Get first annotation in the view
                  Set pAnnotation = selView.GetFirstAnnotation3
                  ' Loop through every annotation in view
                  While (Not pAnnotation Is Nothing)
                      ' Get the type of annotation
                      annotType = pAnnotation.GetType
                      ' For each CThread, get radius of attached entity
                      If (annotType = swCThread) Then
                          ' Get attached entities
                          entitiesArray = pAnnotation.GetAttachedEntities
                          attachedEntityTypes = pAnnotation.GetAttachedEntityTypes
                          ' Get number of attached entities
                          entityCount = UBound(entitiesArray) + 1
                              ' For each entity attached to this CThread
                              For i = 0 To (entityCount - 1)
                              ' Get the individual Edge or Face2 object
                              Set attachedEntity = entitiesArray(i)
                              ' If attached entity is an edge
                                  If (attachedEntityTypes(i) = swSelEDGES) Then
                                      edgeParams = attachedEntity.GetCurve.CircleParams
                                      edgeRadius = edgeParams(6)
                                      swApp.SendMsgToUser "Cosmetic Thread Edge Radius = " + Str(edgeRadius)
                                  ' If attached entity is a face
                                  ElseIf (attachedEntityTypes(i) = swSelFACES) Then
                                      faceParams = attachedEntity.GetSurface.CylinderParams
                                      faceRadius = faceParams(6)
                                      swApp.SendMsgToUser "Cosmetic Thread Face Radius = " + Str(faceRadius)
                                  End If
                              Next i
                      End If
                      Set pAnnotation = pAnnotation.GetNext3
                  Wend
              Else
              swApp.SendMsgToUser "Please select a drawing view containing cosmetic thread annotations"
          End If
      End Sub