2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 26, 2018 5:23 AM by Ulf Stockburger

    Select component by name in assembly

    Prabaharan Pichaiyan

      I want to select component by name  for example Sub-assembly / part name contains  " xxx" .

      I managed to filter the components by its name (refer the code below). but I not able to select those components.

      Anyone kindly help with this.

      Thanks a lot.



      Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
      Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
      Dim swAssy As SldWorks.AssemblyDoc
      Dim vComps As Variant
      Dim swComp As SldWorks.Component2
      Dim i As Integer
      Dim j As Integer
      Dim FileName As String
      Dim SearchString As String
      ' Enter the string here to find
      Const FindChar As String = "PD"
      Sub main()
          Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
          Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
          Set swAssy = swModel
          swModel.ClearSelection2 True
          vComps = swAssy.GetComponents(False)
          For i = 0 To UBound(vComps)
          Set swComp = vComps(i)
          FileName = swComp.Name2
          SearchString = FileName
              For j = 1 To Len(SearchString)
                  If Mid(SearchString, j, 2) = FindChar Then
                    swComp.Select2 True, -1
                      Debug.Print FileName
                  End If
              Next j
          Next i
      End Sub